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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Northeast Region Chairman’s Welcome

Hello Scouts and Scouters! I’d like to welcome you to the Summit and the 2013 National Scout Jamboree on behalf of the Northeast Region Jewish Committee on Scouting!  I hope you enjoy this Jamboree experience as much as I have as a Scout, leader, and staff member at previous gatherings.  You will have great opportunities […]

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13 Goals from NJCOS Chairman Bruce Chudacoff

1.     We are going to focus on making our website an attractive, easy to use gateway to Jewish Scouting with regular updates and exciting things for people to use. 2.     We are going to revise our publications, bring them into the 21st century and get them on the website. 3.     Marketing our program is significant […]

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NJCOS Chairman Bruce Chudacoff

Welcome to the new Jewish Scouting! The National Jewish Committee on Scouting is proud to encourage young Jews to join the world’s foremost youth serving organization. Scouting promotes values that are naturally Jewish. It encourages young people to develop strong values, leadership skills, patriotism and job skills that will serve them and their families well […]

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Our History

CHAPTER ONE: The Early Years (1910 – 1957) On February 8, 1910, William Boyce helped found the Boy Scouts of America.  The BSA was later chartered by the United States Congress in 1916.  During the early years of the movement, Boyce looked for financing to sustain the organization.  Shortly after the BSA’s founding, Boyce met with Mortimer […]

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Mission Statement

The mission of the National Jewish Committee on Scouting is to promote Boy Scouting among Jewish youth, to help Jewish institutions and local council Jewish committees to provide Scouting opportunities for Jewish youth, and to promote Jewish values in Scouting through program helps and the religious emblems program. If you would like to become involved […]

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Blog Post

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