Formed in 1995, the Friends of Israel Scouts, Inc. – Tzofim (FOIS) encompasses programs which develop and maintain a connection between the Tzofim (Israel Scouts) movement in Israel and North American Jewry.
- Strengthen relationships between Israel and North American Jewry
- Project Israel in a positive light
- Promote brotherhood, tolerance, and respect among people of all faiths
- Form strong bonds of friendship between the Israeli youth and their American counterparts
- Provide support for the Tzofim movement in Israel