Parsha NASSO: Gift giving, taking vows and finding purity

Dear Scouts, In Parsha Nasso, we learn about a wide variety of topics: ·       There is a census of two of the families of the Tribe of Levi, Gershon and Merari, and they are given their jobs in moving and erecting the Mishkan (Tabernacle). (The family of Kohath was counted and given its “marching orders” […]

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NJCOS chairman Chudacoff, Nelson Block receive Nachshon Fellowships

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, one of the first Nachshon Fellows inducted Chucacoff as a fellow at […]

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WLACC announces 25th annual Kinnus

EARLY-BIRD PRICING ABOUT TO END  - DON’T MISS OUT! The Western Los Angeles County Council’s Jewish Committee on Scouting invites all Jewish Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturing Scouts, Girl Scouts and Scouters from ANY COUNCIL to our 25th Anniversary Kinnus Memorial Day Weekend May 28 – 29 Camp Josepho in Los Angeles, CA Click here for […]

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Parsha Emor: Privilege is a standard

Dear Scouts: This week in Parshat Emor, we learn a number of laws relating to the Kohanim, the priests. The Kohanim were instructed that, because they attend to the sacrifices in the Temple, they must keep themselves in a holy manner. Because of this, they were forbidden to do things that would contaminate them, such […]

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