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Upcoming events

    • 16 Aug 2018
    • 18:30 - 20:30
    • 9000 S Rice Ave, Houston, TX 77096

    Join us for our Regular Lodge Meeting.

    • 28 Aug 2018
    • 19:00 - 21:00
    • Pinot's Palette 12343 Kingsride Lane, Houston, Tx,

    Kosher wine and food supervised by HOD Galil

    • 6 Sep 2018
    • 19:00 - 20:00
    • 106 Datonia, Houston, TX 77401

    Management Committee Meeting - this is the full board

    • 13 Sep 2018
    • 18:30 - 20:30
    • 9000 S Rice Ave, Houston, TX 77096

    Join us for our September lodge (just after Rosh HaShanah):

    Our guest speaker will be Dr. Joshua Furman, presenting “Preserving Our Past:  Saving Houston’s Jewish History, One Piece at a Time”

    Dr. Joshua Furman is the founding director of the Houston Jewish History
    Archive at Rice University.  The mission of the HJHA is to collect, preserve, and make available the documents, photographs, artifacts, and
    memories that tell the story of Jewish life in Houston and South Texas.
    During his presentation, Dr. Furman will share stories from the archive,
    show pictures of some of the highlights in the collection, and discuss how
    community members can get involved in documenting our history for future generations.

    Please RSVP

    See you there!

    • 27 Sep 2018
    • 19:00 - 21:30
    • ERJCC - 5601 S. Braeswood Blvd. Houston, Texas 77096

    You are cordially invited to attend a joint event between Emma Lazarus Hadassah and the HOD Lodge Galil.  Spouses are welcome (encouraged) to attend. Make your reservation NOW!!! Prize for the person who brings the most guests. There will also be a Door Prize Drawing for those who RSVP.

    Kosher Snacks & drinks will be served.

    Event will be held in AV Room #219 (across the hall from the Kaplan theater)

    For More Information, contact Barbara Davis-Levine at 832-419-1918

    Beginning Your Family History Journey -
    Methods, Best Practices, and Resources


    Susan D. Kaufman

    is the Senior Manager of the Houston Public Library’s Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research in Houston. Susan has 30+ years of experience as a Genealogy Librarian starting her career at the Peoria Public Library, then moving to the Allen County Indiana Public Library. Throughout her career, she has held numerous genealogical society board positions in Illinois, Indiana, Texas, and at the national level. She is past President of the Texas State Genealogical Society and currently serves as its Director of Education.

    Max Heffler

    is a native Houstonian, has spent over 30 years pursuing his hobby and passion for genealogy. In 2001, he joined the Greater Houston Jewish Genealogical Society (GHJGS) and updated the Jewish Herald Voice Project from index cards to an Access database. He then brought the project to Along with the GHJGS, Max volunteers with JewishGen doing data entry, web page creation, microfilm index coordination, Yizkor books, Jewish Online Worldwide Burial Index, and memorial plaque web page creation as well as managing Yizkor Book necrology indexing. In 2002, he expanded his focus to include genetic genealogy via DNA testing. Max is a sought after speaker for those in the community interested in genealogy.

    • 4 Oct 2018
    • 18:00 - 20:30
    • 9000 S. Rice, Houston, TX 77096
    Registration is closed

    Join Us for our New Officer Installation.  Please make sure to RSVP for you and all guests, so that we can get a good count for the dinner.

    • 11 Oct 2018
    • 11 Jul 2019
    • 10 sessions
    • 106 Datonia St, Bellaire, TX 77401, USA


    • 14 Oct 2018
    • 12:00 - 16:00
    • 9000 S. Rice, Houston, TX 77096

    Join us for conversation, drink, grilled, food and donate to the SW Regional Blood Bank, who will have their bloodmobile in attendance.

    • 18 Oct 2018
    • 16 May 2019
    • 8 sessions
    • 8000 S. Rice St, Houston, TX 77096

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