Youth Religious Emblems and Adult Awards

It was a natural outgrowth of the relationship between Scouting and Jewish organizations that the religious emblems program was originated to give recognition to youth who had demonstrated religious growth. In 1945 the National Jewish Committee on Scouting issued the Ner Tamid emblem for Boy Scouts and Venturers who are Jewish. Today there is also […]

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2013 Jamboree Dreidel Spin

2013 Jamboree Dreidel Spin Join the National Jewish Committee on Scouting on FRIDAY, JULY 19TH at 3:00 p.m. as we attempt to set a new WORLD RECORD for simultaneous dreidel spinning. The current record certified by the GUINNESS BOOK OF WORLD RECORDS is 800 simultaneous spinning dreidels. Each dreidel must spin a minimum of 10 […]

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J-Scouts Mailing List

The J-Scouts mailing list is a service of the National Jewish Committee on Scouting of the Boy Scouts of America (www.jewishscouting.org) to serve as a forum for Jewish Scouters to exchange information on programming opportunities for Jewish Scouts throughout the United States. The NJCOS will use this list to announce various programs at the national, […]

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National Jewish Committee on Scouting Leadership

OFFICERS: National Chairman, Bruce Chudacoff Immediate Past National Chairman, A. J. Kreimer National Chaplain, Rabbi Peter Heyman National Secretary, Daniel Chazin National Treasurer, Elliot Klugman NJCOS REGIONAL CHAIRMEN: Central Region Chairman, Dr. Norman Kahn Northeast Region Chairman, Alan Grossman Southern Region Chairman, Samuel Harte Western Region Chairman, Ellen Marks

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Southern Region Chairman’s Welcome

On behalf of the Southern Region, National Jewish Committee on Scouting, Welcome to the 2013 National Scout Jamboree! The Jewish youth and adults participating in the National Scout Jamboree can look forward to a continuing relationship with Jewish Scouting in their home Councils.  The increasing opportunities to participate in Jewish Scouting are the result of […]

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Central Region Chairman’s Welcome

On behalf of the Central Region (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, West Virginia, Wisconsin, North Dakota, and South Dakota) of the National Jewish Committee on Scouting, welcome to Jamboree 2013!   The highest priorities for Jewish Scouting in the Central Region are to give more Jewish youth the opportunity to benefit […]

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Western Region Chairman’s Welcome

Welcome to the Western Region corner!  The Western Region is a large area with Jewish scouts and scouters scattered throughout the West including the Pacific Islands and Alaska.  We serve our Jewish Scouting family in urban and rural settings in 57 Councils. I look forward to connecting with you and helping you connect with each […]

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