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IFJS_shana_tova_5778 Shana Tova, Happy New Year 5778!

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« 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

img-1583-1493314210 Real Troopers: Boy Scouts Find Judaism In The Wild, by rabbi Joseph H. Prouser

[...] "Finally, I pray that the American Jewish Community — and, in particular, Jewish parents — will be “as strong as lions” in urging their children to join the Boy Scouts of America, where they, too, will make lifelong friends of strong character, develop a commitment to public service, h... 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

17632255_1291448880944306_6678592258850641068_o European Interreligious Forum | Meeting in Roma

The European Interreligious Forum met in Roma from 31st March to 2nd April. IFJS was represented by Ruth and Alain from France, David and Michael from the United Kingdom. In a very fruitful meeting and great atmosphere, we discussed our vision and mission and how to take this into action.... 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