Kibbutz Eshbal is a Dror Israel movement Educators Kibbutz. It exemplifies the power of education to make a positive change in society. Established in 1997 by graduates of the N.O.A.L (The Federation of Working and Studying Youth) movement, the 85 member kibbutz runs a wide gamut of educational projects, both formal and informal, geared to more than 4,000 youth from all sectors of Israeli society – new immigrants, youth at risk, Jews, Arabs, and Bedouins.