Scout Shabbat 2014-5774 on Feb. 7-8

Scout Shabbat begins tonight at sundown and commemorates the founding of the Boy Scouts of America on February 8, 1910. Scout Shabbat patches are still available for use throughout the year, even if your pack, troop or crew is not celebrating with an official presentation tonight (Friday night) or tomorrow (Shabbat) morning. To order them, […]

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Parsha Mishpatim: The judgments of civic responsibility and service

This week, we are pleased to present a d’var Torah by Seth Walter, Eagle Scout and Cubmaster of Pack 527 in Wilmington, DE and chairman of the Del-Mar-Va Council Jewish Committee on Scouting. Dear Scouts: This week’s parsha introduces many of the Torah’s civil and criminal laws. Mishpatim (“judgments”) includes such infamous injunctions  as “Suffer […]

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Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards deadline approaching

The deadline for this year’s Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards is approaching The awards celebrate Jewish teens across the United States who have demonstrated remarkable leadership and are actively engaged in tikkun olam projects that “repair the world.” The foundation will acknowledge up to 15 teens this year for their visionary actions with monetary awards of […]

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