Welcome to HOD Shimshon

The Shimshon Lodge of Hebrew Order of David (HOD) is one of many chapters worldwide.

President's Corner

HOD Shimshon President Dr. David Adler

March 28, 2018

Dear Worthy Brothers and Brothers,

There are a few messages that I want to convey. First, Dan and I are excited about our new positions in Lodge Shimshon. For the past year he and I have been listening, watching and reviewing the ideas, input and concerns that our brothers have voiced. I have been fortunate to have two fantastic predecessors that created a strong “Presidential” foundation. [Read more]

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6th Annual Atlanta Kosher BBQ Festival - Oct. 21

6th Annual Atlanta Kosher BBQ Festival - Oct. 21
New Home: City Springs in Sandy Springs
New Food Category: Chili

The Atlanta Kosher BBQ Festival has a new home and a new food category for its sixth annual installment. The new site is City Springs, 1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs, in the new heart of Downtown Sandy Springs, and the new competition category is chili. [Read More]

Honoring WB Brad Hench

WB Brad Hench received an award on April 12, 2018 in appreciation of his year of service as President of Lodge Shimshon.  The D'var Torah was given by Doug Katz who sat in as Chaplain. He shared a story of the Shoah. We ended the OLM with Jody,  Brad, David, and Dan lighting yellow candles. The group then read a meditation followed by a special Yom HaShoah
 Mourner's Kaddish
. To see additional images from the event, click here.

Yellow Candle Project


HOD Shimshon distributed Yom HaShoah Yellow Candles throughout the area.

Image on Left: HOD Lodge Shimshon President David Adler delivers Yom HaShoah candles to Chabad of North Fulton Rabbi Hirshy Minkowicz and Doug Konkel of Gesher L'Torah.

Image on Right: Steve Kaufman delivers HOD Yom HaShoah candles to Carol Lief at Temple Kol Emeth and Michelle Leder of Beth Tikvah.

Read complete Atlanta Jewish Times article.

WB Alan Rubenstein Installation

Worthy Brother Alan Rubenstein greets delegates at the 43rd biennial conference of the Hebrew Order of David International after being installed as grand president Sunday, March 18. Looking on are Worthy Brother Stan Klaff, the secretary of the Grand Lodge, and Michael Margolis, the immediate past president. Rubenstein, a resident of Dunwoody, is the first North American leader of HOD International. (Photo by Stan Schnitzer)

Read complete article on Atlanta Jewish Times

Zichron Menachem Project

Hebrew Order of David is partnering with Zichron Menachem to fund the construction of a Hair Salon at the Zichron Menachem campus in Jerusalem.

HOD Lodges from around the world are supporting this needed and valuable project.

Your donation is strongly encouraged.  An anonymous donor will match 100% of your donation, so please give all you can. [Read More] about this wonderful project.

Recent Trip Report.

Upcoming events

ATL Jewish Singles

No Fees. No Dues.
Just Fun and Friends.

Get off of your couch and outta your house.

Join us to meet, mix, and mingle with Atlanta area single Jews 35 and up.

For group details and to join:  https://www.meetup.com/atl-jewish-singles

We're also on Facebook at:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/367504616619781

Affiliated with HOD International
HOD North America is a registered 501(c)3 organization

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