Finishing the cycle

Thanks to Rabbi Joseph Radinsky, rabbi emeritus of United Orthodox Synagogues and a strong supporter of Scouting, for the idea for this week’s d’var Torah. Dear Scouts:   We are nearing the conclusion of a very special three weeks.  We observed Rosh Hashonah and Yom Kippur, when looked at how we have acted during the past […]

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Yom Kippur: Repentance and Forgiveness

This year, in preparation for Yom Kippur, we republish thoughts from Jordan Block on forgiveness. Dear Scouts: Yom Kippur is coming.  We’re currently in the special time between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur called the Ten Days of “Repentance” – this is an approximation of the Hebrew word t’shuvah.  These days are designated to get […]

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South Florida Council news

Steven Yermish, the South Florida Council Jewish Committee on Scouting chair reports a very successful past year. “We had a successful workshop, a wonderful Scoutmasters Camporee, Scout Shabbat Service and our first Council Kinnus in many year,” he reports. Among the training for Jewish Scouters this past year was a special Sunday BALOO course. Yermish extends […]

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