Re: Jewish Scouts
Steven Featherkile (madwolf@EARTHLINK.NET)
Wed, 28 May 1997 11:53:58 -0700
> We started a pack at our Temple in Los Angeles, CA. this school year. We
> started out to for a Tiger Den for our first graders at Temple Israel of
> Hollywood. But, when we couldn't find a Pack to take us in we decided to try
> to four our own.
> We started with 7 Tigers from the Temple and added one from outside. We had
> meetings at 2 local public schools to announce our presence and also let the
> religious schoolers know about the pack. We now have a Bear den and a Webelo
> Den. Several of the boys are not Jewish as we welcome everyone interested.
> Tonight the Tigers are bridging over and the Bears become Wolves.
> The response has been great. We had lots of help from the local Angeles
> Council BSA.
> Many of the boys earned their religion awards this year and they were
> presented at Friday night family services by the Rabbi.
> The whole experience has been very exciting and fun.
> Dave Martin
> Pack 1300
> Temple Israel of Hollywood
Way to go! That's how its supposed to be - fun!. And I'm glad you
accept all comers, helps to break down barriers. We have christians,
jews, buddists and unchurched in our troop. Makes for quite a stew.
SM T319 La Mesa, CA
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City