News from IFJS

« Duty to God » survey report

 Survey on Spiritual Development in Scouting Analysis Report to the Duty to God Task Force May 2017  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS  This report is the result of collaboration between the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) and the KAICIID Dialogue Centre. The collaboration... Read more

IFJS_baku IFJS Meeting in Baku during the 41st World Scout Conference

A very productive meeting of the International Forum of Jewish Scouts (IFJS) was held in Baku, Azerbaijan, during the World Scout Conference. Great plans ahead!  Two major events to come in 2019: The celebration of the Centenary of Scouting in Israel. May be a "Jewboree", an international gat... Read more

19958883_10155646464707216_8537177192584182392_n David Marks received the Nachshon Fellowhip Award

Congratulations to David Marks in being recognised for his outstanding service to Jewish Scouting locally, nationally and internationally. Yesterday evening at the 401st Manchester Scout & 5th Cheetham Guide group BBQ he was surprised by the President of the International Forum of Jewish Scouts... Read more

Nachshon_Fellows2017 Bruce Chudacoff and Nelson Block received the Nachshon Fellowship Award

Both National Jewish Committee on Scouting chairman Bruce Chudacoff and Nelson Block received rare Nachshon Fellowships from the International Forum of Jewish Scouts (IFJS). The award is given through the IFJS for meritorious service on behalf of international Jewish Scouting. Rabbi Peter Hyman, on... Read more

18156103_10154650346238940_2862860851720835853_o First Kabbalat Shabbat during the 23rd National Congress of the Scout Federation of Brazil

First Kabbalat Shabbat during the 23rd National Congress of the Scout Federation of Brazil. Some Jewish scouts and many guests eager to discover Jewish ritual and tradition. The Scout Brotherhood in action!... Read more

art_lipman Gone Home

ART LIPMAN passed away Sunday. Baruch Dayan HaEmet. Art was one of the founders of the International Forum of Jewish Scouts and a member of the Nachshon Fellowship. Art was the chairman of the International Section of the National Jewish Committee on Scouting. He was to receive the second highest... Read more

14708193_10154136394888940_3497806151321987108_n Fernando Brodeschi honored with the « Youth of the Americas Award »

October 29th at the closing session of the XXVI Interamerican Scout Conference, Fernando Brodeschi was honored to receive the "Youth of the Americas Award" in recognition of his work on behalf of children and youth of our Region. ... Read more

IMG_20160525_095540972 Art Lipman Nachshon Fellow

Art Lipman received his Nachshon Fellowship at the National Annual Meeting of the BSA in San Diego. Congratulations Art, well deserved!... Read more

michael_5 First Inter-Faith Scout Meeting in Manchester

Members of the UK National Jewish Scout Fellowship based in Manchester ran a Jewish evening at the 21st West Stafford Cubs and the 21st Century Explorer Scout Unit in Staffordshire. It was the first of many interfaith Scout meetings at non-Jewish troops they hope to hold. Activities involved a brie... Read more

Tu_Bishvat_brazil Tu Bishvat near São Paulo

Avanhandava celebrated Tu Bishvat planning trees in Santo Andre, near São Paulo, in partnership with KKL and the local government.... Read more