HOD International has embarked on a program to help Birthright Israel continue to send your Jewish adults to Israel. Please help continue this vital program.
Article in the JHV 5-4-2023 edition:
HOD Birthright Israel campaign adds triple match
To learn more or to donate:
Nat Levy Scholarship
HOD Lodge Galil creates the Nat Levy Scholarship Fund in memory of our Worthy Brother Nat Levy, to help fund Jewish education in Houston. Stay tuned for more information on eligibility and application.
Just like the Gravestone project, below, we cannot do this by ourselves - please consider donating.
Click here to donate to the Nat Levy Scholarship Fund
Houston Gravestone Project
We have placed over 50 markers on unmarked Jewish graves in all of the Jewish cemeteries in Houston, and we are committed to making sure no Jewish grave in Houston goes unmarked.
HOD Lodge Galil is proud to lead the project, but we need help from you to complete it. Please donate, or read more. Please email if you'd like to discuss the project in more detail.
Gravestone Project Leaders, Bros Alan Lipman and Ivor Segall unveiling a stone at the Beth Yeshurun Cemetery.
Click here to donate to the Gravestone Project
Premier Lodge of the Order
HOD Lodge Galil - Wor. Bro. Lawrence Barris accepted the award at the HOD 2020 Biennial in Atlanta. He was also Inducted into the Grand Executive of HOD International for the 2020-2022 period as Deputy President of the Governing Lodge of North America .
Great Honor for Houston HOD. Lodge Galil founder, Lawrence Barris honored by becoming the incoming President of all of HOD North America. Currently there are 10 Lodges around the Country including two in Houston.
Sunday 10-10-2021 at the NAGL (North America Governing Lodge) meeting in Atlanta, Wor. Bro. Lawrence Barris became President. He was accompanied by his son-in-law Bro. Josh Sanchez and Bro. Joe Blog, President of his Mother Lodge, Lodge Galil in Houston, Texas, USA.
In the picture Wor. Bro. Lawrence is holding his Dad’s badge from when he was a Worthy Brother in HOD in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
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Repeat winner pictured below:
May 2023 at the HOD 2023 Biennial Conference in London, of world-wide Brethren.
Joint winners - Premier Lodge of the Order shared by Houston Lodge Galil & Atlanta Lodge Shimshon.
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