News from Regions

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

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

12376264_547092748788772_4428298242099594400_n 75th anniversary of Avanhandava Jewish Scout Group of São Paulo

On the 4th night of Chanukkah, the Avanhandava Jewish Scout Group of São Paulo, received a very special recognition from the Brazilian Scout Association (Escoteiros do Brasil) for their 75th anniversary.  Current and past members of the Group were present, together with authorities from the Nat... Read more

In Israel, joint activity between Hebrew scouts and Orthodox Christian scouts

In Jaffo Israel, joint activity between Hebrew scouts and Orthodox Christian scouts with the presence of Andrea Demarmels (European Region President), David Mac Kee (Regional Director Europe) and Amos Ilani (Tsofim Chief scout).... Read more

11014676_10153306617879769_8940389006527805335_n May 1st, 2015 in Toulouse, France

The First of May in France, this is a tradition to offer a bit of lily of the valley.  Also a way to finance scout projects!... Read more