News from IFJS

Message from the International Union of Muslim Scouts (IUMS)

Dear all,   On behalf of IUMS President and on my behalf I apologize to brothers: Ruth Ouazana, and Alain Silberstein for the prohibition by the Tunisian judicial authority of their participation in the World Forum Interfaith Dialogue Ambassadors. IUMS confirms that this is out of his... Read more

IFJS FORBID TO PARTICIPATE TO AN INTERRELIGIOUS CONFERENCE IN TUNISIA

IFJS_2018_0711_declaration_tunisia_EN INTERNATIONAL FORUM OF JEWISH SCOUTS – OFFICIAL STATEMENT The International Forum of Jewish Scouts (IFJS) gathers all Jewish scout groups, committees and associations which are members of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM). Its missions are... Read more

Amos Ilani 1938-2018

  Dear fellow Scouts and friends,  It is with great sorrow and pain that I have to let you know of the death of our beloved friend Amos Ilani, the Wolf Bronze awardee, last night in Tel-Aviv, after a short and very bad illness. Amos' funeral will take place on Tuesday, September 25, at 14:00... Read more

L’Shana Tova, Happy New Year!

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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

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