News from Inter-America

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

shabbat Scout Shabbat at Temple Emanu-El in Haverhill (MA)

Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts from Northern Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire gathered on Friday, February 6th at Temple Emanu-El in Haverhill, Massachusetts to celebrate Scout Shabbat, the Jewish Sabbath.  Scout Shabbat offers an opportunity for Scouts to show their duty to God, an integra... Read more

brazil 70th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation

 Jewish Scouts take part in the memorial service in São Paulo, Brazil.... Read more

rabbi_leone Baruch haba Rabbi Leone!

For the first time ever, the Brazilian Scouts appointed last week a National Jewish Chaplain. He is Rabbi Alexandre Leone, from the "Centro Cultural e Social Bnei Chalutzim" in Sao Paulo.  In the picture during his investiture as a Scout, he is seen with Patricia Diniz, Jewish representative on th... Read more

peter_hyman 2014 BSA Sustainability Summit

Rabbi Peter E. Hyman, National Jewish Chaplain, BSA Messengers of Peace chairman and a Nachshon Fellow will be presenting at  the 2014 BSA Sustainability Summit, October 27-30, 2014 at the Greenbrier Resort, West Virginia. Rabbi Hyman will be joining a number of BSA and other national leaders to e... Read more

fernando_brodeschi Fernando Brodeschi elected at the World Scout Committee

On August 12th at the 40th World Scout Conference held in Ljubljana, Slovenia, Fernando Brodeschi was elected at the World Scout Committee, governing body of the World Organization of the Scout Movement.... Read more