Jewish Scout Shabbat celebrated in Westborough
By Jeff Slovin, Contributing Writer
Westborough – Scouts from around the region gathered at Beth Tikvah Synagogue in Westborough to celebrate the Jewish Scout Shabbat March 1.? The event was organized by EJ Dotts, a member of the Jewish committee on scouting, district committee ,and Troop 100 in Westborough.
Three of the Cub Scouts – Elijah Choate, of Southborough; Teddy Amsden, of Millbury; and David Schwartz, of Hudson – received their Aleph Emblem, which is awarded to Jewish Scouts who strive to learn more about Judaism.
Rivi Behar, a Scout from Katzir, Israel, spoke to the youngsters about Scouting in her homeland.? Behar is spending a year in the United States, working with synagogues and Scouts throughout the area , as part of the Young Emissaries program.
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