Local Organizations
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3 Stars Cinema
3401 Armstrong Ave, Dallas, TX 75205
www.3starscinema.org
Since 2001, 3 Stars Cinema has brought a diverse array of thought provoking, inspiring, and entertaining Jewish-themed films from around the world to the North Texas region. The mission of 3 Stars Cinema is to create a public forum for monthly screenings of classic and contemporary Jewish-themed films, and to facilitate post-film dialog and discussions.


Association for the Advancement of Bris Milah
7023 Northaven Rd, Dallas, TX  75230
800-85MOHEL | rebmohel@aol.com | www.brismilah.org
Contact: Rabbi Michael Rovinsky
Recognized by the State of Israel, the Association for the Advancement of Bris Milah strives to provide every Jewish child an opportunity for a Bris Milah. Hospital privileges are extended in the states of Texas, Missouri, Kansas, and Maryland.

 

The Bikur Cholum Society & Jewish Hospice Council of the Southwest Region/Ohr Hadash Jewish Healing Center
2113 W. Spring Creek Parkway, Plano, TX 75023
972-618-2200 | 24/7 Emergency: 214-334-5252
rosie@ohrhadash.org | www.ohrhadash.org
Director: Rosie Cohen
Bikur Cholim is a volunteer organization that visits and supports the sick and elderly in Dallas and surrounding communities.The organization offers seminar-based training to people of all ages who are interested in volunteering.

 

B'nai B'rith Youth Organization (BBYO)
Aaron Family Building on the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Jewish Community Campus
7900 Northaven Rd, Dallas, TX 75230
214-363-4654 | www.bbyo.org | www.b-linked.org
Senior Executive Regional Director: Sherrie Stalarow
\With more than 18,000 members and 80 years of experience, BBYO is known as the largest and most effective provider of identity-building and leadership development programs for Jewish teens.


Bris Milah Board of North Texas
6902 Creek Hollow Dr, Dallas, TX 75252
214-923-8115 | dallasmohel@aol.com
Contact: Rabbi David S. Shawel
This board was founded in 1986 to promote the observance of Brit Milah, ritual circumcision. Through informative meetings, educational brochures, and video showings concerning the Brit ceremony, Jewish families of all denominations are provided with information about this ritual. As Dallas' only local mohel, Rabbi Shawel is on staff at Medical City Dallas and has hospital privileges at Presbyterian and HCA Medical Center Plano hospitals.

 

Community Homes for Adults, Inc. (CHAI)
13101 Preston Rd., Suite 312, Dallas, TX 75240
214-373-8600 | 214-373-8601 (f) | homes@chai18.net | www.chaidallas.org
President: Michael Todres
Executive Director: Lisa Brodsky, MSSW
Community Homes for Adults, Inc. (CHAI) is a non-sectarian, nonprofit corporation under Jewish auspices that provides programs and services to enable adults with cognitive disabilities to live full, rich lives in a safe environment and to meaningfully participate in the community.

Dallas Hebrew Free Loan Association
P.O. Box 671235, Dallas, TX 75367-1235
214-696-8008 | 214-696-6554 (f) | dhfla@sbcglobal.net | www.dhfla.org
President: Harrison Goldman
The Mission of the Dallas Hebrew Free Loan Association is to assist people of the Greater Dallas Jewish Community who are in need by providing interest free loans. DHFLA, established in 1935, has loaned over $2,000,000 through a variety of programs: Fertility/Adoption, Emergency, General Assistance, Health Care Loans, Jewish Dayschool/Preschool, Jewish Youth Experience, Higher Education Consolidation, Student and Small Business Loans. All of our loans are handled with complete anonymity and respect.


 
Dallas Holocaust Museum / Center for Education and Tolerance
211 North Record St, Ste 100, Dallas, TX  75202
214-741-7500 | 214-747-2270 (f) | www.dallasholocaustmuseum.org
Chairman of the Board: Thomas S. Halsey
President/CEO: Mary Pat Higgins
The Dallas Holocaust Museum is dedicated to reducing prejudice by teaching about the Holocaust, preserving the experiences of those who survived and honoring the memory of those who perished.


Dallas Jewish Committee on Scouting
stephen@stadis.net | dallasjscouts.org
Chair: Stephen Shore
Promotes boy scouting among Jewish youth.


Dallas Jewish Community Foundation
One Hillcrest Green, 12700 Hillcrest Rd, Suite 201, Dallas, TX  75230
214-615-9351 | info@djcf.org | www.djcf.org
Chair: Rusty Cooper
President/CEO: Meyer L. Bodoff
The Dallas Jewish Community Foundation, an independently incorporated publicly supported charity, helps individuals, families and businesses establish charitable funds enabling them to easily and effectively implement personalized giving plans. Our outstanding team of volunteer and professional leadership, our experienced staff, and over 169 million dollars under management justify the Dallas Jewish Community Foundation’s proud standing as one of the premiere charitable foundations in the State of Texas.

 

Dallas Jewish Historical Society
Aaron Family Building on the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Jewish Community Campus
7900 Northaven Rd, Dallas, TX  75230
214-239-7120 | www.djhs.org
President: Jim Schwartz
Executive Director: Debra Polsky
Established in 1971, the Dallas Jewish Historical Society's mission is to preserve and protect the history of the Dallas Jewish community. Serving as a community archives, the Dallas Jewish Historical Society collects documents, letters, photographs and general memorabilia depicting how Jews lived, worked and worshipped in Dallas.


Dallas Kosher (Vaad Hakashrus of Dallas)
7800 Northaven Rd, Dallas, TX  75230
214-739-6535 | 214 739-4635 (f) | info@dallaskosher.org | www.dallaskosher.org
President: Morti Tenenhaus
Interim Executive Director: Jeri Finkelstein
Dallas Kosher seeks to preserve the Jewish dietary laws by standardizing and supervising kashruth in Dallas.


Elderly Communal Housing at Dallas (ECHAD)
2620 Ruidosa, Dallas, TX  75228
214-321-2130 | 214-321-0207 (f) | jblyke@echadapartments.org
President: Jerry Rasansky
Administrator: Joanne B. Lyke


Jewish Family Service (JFS)
5402 Arapaho Road, Dallas, 75248
972-437-9950 | www.JFSdallas.org 
President: Todd Chanon
Executive Director: Michael Fleisher, ACSW, MSSA
Jewish Family Service of Greater Dallas is the community's primary source of professional help, support and comfort for individuals or families experiencing difficulties in almost any aspect of their lives. Highly qualified, licensed and caring professionals provide strictly confidential services, including the food pantry, emergency assistance, play therapy, counseling, family violence intervention, career and employment services, resources for children and families with special needs and independent living support for the elderly. 24 hour emergency help is available on call.

 

Kesher Foundation, Inc.
6710 Levelland Rd, Dallas, TX  75252
972-381-1101 | rabbikesher@yahoo.com
Spiritual Leader: Rabbi Asher Goldschmidt


Mikvah Israel
660 Preston Forest Center, PMB 251 • Dallas, TX 75230
972-776-0037 | cswinston@hotmail.com
President: Cynthia Winston
A mikvah is a pool filled with natural water, and immersion within it is a connection to nature, the universe, and G-d. The mikvah is one aspect of the divinely ordained system called family purity which infuses spirituality into the martial relationship. Mikvah Israel, housed in a beautiful, modern structure, is dedicated to making the mikvah experience both pleasurable and meaningful.


Parents of North American Israelis
14455 Preston Rd Ste 108, Dallas, TX 75254
972-392-3445 | rsrivin@sbcglobal.net | www.pnai.org
President: Robert Rivin
Parents of North American Israelis is Hagesher, the bridge between families in the United States and Canada and their children and grandchildren in Israel. PNAI is comprised of more than 2,400 families in 35+ chapters in many states and provinces. They are an all-volunteer, non-profit organization that welcome as members children, siblings, grandparents, and other close relatives of North American Israelis.


Rabbinic Association of Greater Dallas
7800 Northaven Road, Dallas, TX 75230
214-239-7131 | 214-239-7171 (f) | srovinsky@jfgd.org
Contact: Shirley Rovinsky
 
Society of Israel Philatelists
PO Box 814665, Dallas, TX 75381
972-458-7336 | petrogreen@hotmail.com | www.israelstamps.com
President: Arnold Paddock, Ph.D.
The Society of Israel Philatelists (SIP) was founded in 1948 to promote the study and enjoyment of the stamps of Israel, Holy Land and Judaica.


Southwest Jewish Congress
11311 N Central Expy Ste 300, Dallas, TX  75430
214-361-0018 | 214-361-8377 (f) | gil@swjc.org | www.swjc.org
President: Jonathan M. Spigel
Executive Director: Gil Elan


Texas-Israel Chamber of Commerce
1302 E. Collins Blvd, Richardson, TX 75081
214-576-9639 | cfreeman@texasisrael.org | www.texasisrael.org
President & CEO: Clare Freeman
The Texas-Israel Chamber of Commerce is a private, not-for-profit business organization whose aim is to boost the economies of Texas and Israel by helping member companies and individuals develop important business relationships with each other and explore new market opportunities. The Chamber is also a local B2B business development organization which is making a difference in building your community.


The Texas Jewish Post
7920 Beltline Rd., Ste. 680, Dallas, Texas 75254
972-458-7283 | 972-458-7299 (f) | news@texasjewishpost.com | www.texasjewishpost.com
Managing Editor: Sharon Wisch-Ray
The Texas Jewish Post, now in its fifty-sixth year of continuous weekly publication, is the only independent newspaper serving the Greater Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. TJP features news of local, regional, national and international interest. Organizational news, social items, including pictures, are printed at no charge. Complete synagogue services are published at no charge to the synagogues. Newcomers to Greater Dallas are invited to have a "Baruch Haba," (welcome to Dallas) subscription at no charge for three months.