News from Inter-America

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

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

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

brazil Brazilian Jewish Scouts Committee meeting

The Brazilian Jewish Scouts Committee had its first formal meeting some days ago in São Paulo. With Fernando Brodeschi, Moacir Starosta, Rabbi Alexandre Leone (National Jewish Scout Chaplain) and Patricia Diniz.  There are great plans for the near future. Kol HaKavod!... Read more

Argentina Tu Bishvat in Argentina

Barbara Perotti and Jorge Mazzitelli Warschavsky, the Argentinian Scouts Deputy Jewish Chaplain. They planted the olive tree in Necochea, that is located 500 km south from Buenos Aires during a national event for Senior Scouts (14 to 17 years) called "Sosneado".  ... 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