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Jewish Committee on Scouting Merit Badge and Religious Emblem Fair
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Jewish Committee on Scouting Merit Badge and Religious Emblem Fair


When: 1/5/2014
Where: Congregation Olam Tikvah Social Hall
3800 Glenbrook Road
Fairfax, Virginia  22031
United States
Julian Tishkoff

Phone: 301-424-8469


The National Capital Area Council Jewish Committee on Scouting invites ALL Scouts to participate in a merit badge fair.Merit Badge Fair Information; additionally, Jewish Scouts are invited to work on Jewish religious awards:

  • Macabee Award for Tiger Cubs and Cub Scouts, Grades 1-3·
  • Aleph Award for Cub Scouts and Webelos Scouts, Grades 3-5
  • Ner Tamid Award for Boy Scouts and Venturers, Grades 6-9
  • Etz Chaim Award for Boy Scouts and Venturers, Grades 9 +
A list of participating merit badge counselors is listed below and in the flier. Scouts (not parents!) who wish to earn merit badges at the Fair should register by sending an email message to Dr. Julian Tishkoff, tishkoffj@asme.orgor (301) 424-8469, with the following information:

Scout’s name, e-mail address, phone, rank, unit type (troop/crew) and number, district, and merit badge first choice and second choice (if first choice is unavailable).

Send this information to Dr. Tishkoff no later than December 15. Enrollment for each merit badge may be limited, and you will be notified if the merit badge you want to take becomes unavailable.

At check-in, Scouts should have a blue card signed by their Scoutmasters, and $5.00 to pay for the cost of the class. Some merit badges require advance preparation, and are marked with an asterisk on the list attached. All scouts should contact the counselors for their badges in advance of the course. Counselors will award partials if not all merit badge requirements are completed.

Refreshments will be provided. Please do not bring your own food or drinks to the Fair.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION and IN CASE OF BAD WEATHER: Please contact Julian Tishkoff at 301-424-8469. The alternate bad weather date will be January 12, 2014.


Merit Badge Counselor Contact Information
American Cultures Amy Johnson (301) 538-3230,
Citizenship in the Nation*Robert Book(202) 413-7042,
Citizenship in the WorldSteve Lamar(571) 332-6449,
Cooking*Joel Straus(202) 441-0771,
Disabilities Awareness*Ronni Corbett (703) 501-6559,
Family Life*Raymond Horn(443) 253-0605,
Geology* Traci Goldberg(703) 280-0080,
Personal Management* Philip Sternberg (703) 960-0205,
Programming*Jeffrey Cohen (301) 775-7173,
Public Speaking* Jay Eidson (703) 433-3989,
Salesmanship Barry Sandler (703) 819-8715,
Jewish Religious Emblems Julian Tishkoff (301) 424-8469,

*This merit badge has prerequisites that are needed if the requirements are to be completed at the Merit Badge Fair. Scouts who register for this badge are encouraged strongly to contact the merit badge counselor as soon as possible.



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