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Sharing Jewish Values through Community Service, Education, and Friendship!

HOD Pickleball Tournament '24

Benefiting Make-A-Wish

This promises to be a most exciting activity for HOD and the entire community with all proceeds raised to Make-A-Wish.  Details


Brother Robert Liener, President/CEO of A&A Optical is offering the brothers of HOD a fantastic deal on eyewear! Brothers, their spouses, children, grandchildren, siblings, even friends, etc., are invited! Bring a current prescription (less than 1 year old) and get 1, 2, 3 or more frames and lens pairs at WHOLESALE PRICES (Prescription Eyewear, Sunglasses, Computer Glasses)! All prescriptions will be filled and either delivered or mailed within 7-10 days.

BUT WAIT, THERE'S MORE! Once the Eyeglass Super Deal is completed, Shimon Peres Lodge will receive $50 for each completed prescription, allowing us to do more good work donations! Also, For each pair purchased an additional pair will be donated to a child in need. 

Date is June 2nd from 10:00AM-3:00PM. They can take 2 people every 15 minutes. Sign up by clicking  HERE

Location – A&A Optical, 3215 Skylane Drive, Carrollton, TX 75006


May 2024

Management May 8th

Initiation  May 23rd

June 2024

Eyeglasses June 2nd

Management June 4th

Lodge        June 19th

July 2024

Management July 9th

Pizza Party July 25th

Current News and HOD Events

Are your kid's/Grandkids on campus with brainwashed kids or worst being brainwashed too? Times Israel Story

Learn more about Hatzalah's global mission.  Hatzalah

HOD North America is considering a four night cruise to Cozumel from Texas. Please share your interest: Email

Bowl With HOD Brethren Without Leaving Dallas

Lodge Tikvah in Houston is running the inaugural HOD Bowling Tournament to benefit HOD Help Fund, which provides funds to any HOD Lodge that needs assistance as decided by North America Governing Lodge. More Info

Mark Gardener Published!

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Foreign Policy Speaker

Rabbi Elliot Cosgrove leads an  interview and discussion with Dr. Richard Haas and Dr. Martin Indyk recorded during intermission on Yom Kipper '23 at Park Avenue Synagogue in NYC.  Watch 

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HOD International News

We move closer to our new web platform.  WB Warren Hamel and BR Don Swartz are representing the Shimon Peres chapter on an international committee to make over website and other communication tools across HOD chapters.  This will afford all of HOD an opportunity to better collaborate and act cohesively.  Target to move will be May 31, 2024.

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Installations and Visit from Int'l

October 18th was an amazing evening!  International leaders and North American leaders and guests from Houston visited our lodge.  Special thanks to WB Lowell and Boris for organizing this night we all will cherish for some time.

Grand President Anton Teper

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Welcome New Brothers!

Congratulations to our new leadership team and Yasher Koach to our leaders who served this past year.

Welcome Anatoli, Dror, Jim, Jon & Leonid.   Photos and More

Greetings from Argentina! 

The brethren of Lodge Shimon Peres celebrated the first HOD event in Mendoza / Argentina this week taking a tour of the Salentein vineyards.  Attendees in the picture are WB Matt Kurtzman, WB Warren Harmel, Bro Dave Sporkin, Bro Nelson Weil, and Bro Dave Balis.  

Community Service

Thank you Chaim Schnitzler for organizing the cleanup at the JCC Food Pantry.  

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Thank you Ivan Kahn for organizing our volunteer effort supporting JCC Golf Event.

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E-Waste and Recycle program details coming soon.  Think about those old electronic items you may no longer need or want.  This could help to raise money for local charities, provide refurbished items to people in need and simply help our planet.

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