News from Europe-Mediterranean

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

TY_lite_banner Renaissance of Litvak Scouting — Shabbat in the Woods, August 24-26

50 future scouts, senior scouts and madrichim coming from all Lithuania gathered for a three-day camp:• How to make a table with wood poles and logs • Trapper cooking: how to make Bannick bread and campfire baked potatoes with onions • How to find his way with a map and a compass• H... Read more

ESIF_2 European Scout Interreligious Forum (ESIF) — 1st Gathering & Launch Event | Antwerp

What can I say? 65 people, 12+ countries, 7 different faiths and religions, one reason.  The European Scout Interreligious Forum (ESIF) spent the weekend educating each other about faith and belief's (FAB) with the aim of growing a FAB network for European/World Scout events, faith education/dia... Read more

elias_ruth_alexandros Alexandros Modiano (Greece) and Ruth Ouazana (France) received the Nachshon Fellowship Award.

  The Nachshon Fellowship recognizes individuals worldwide who provide outstanding service to International Jewish Scouts. The Fellowship consists of dedicated adult Scout volunteers who perform long-standing, exemplary service on a national or international level promoting Jewish Scouts.  Al... Read more

sukkot_France Chag Sameach!

Greetings from EEIF Irena Sendler group of Pavillons-sous-Bois (near París). - Mini sukkah workshop -... 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

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

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

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