Lodge Ilan Ramon

Consecrated 22 May 2011

We are a proud member of the Hebrew Order of David International, an outstanding non-profit Jewish fraternal organization committed to the ideals of Peace, Unity, Fraternity and Love across the world, and the personal development of our members. 
These ideals have been practiced by HOD International since our earliest days.


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Naming of Lodge Ilan Ramon

800px-Ilan_Ramon,_NASA_photo_portrait_in_orange_suitThe Lodge is named in honour of Ilan Ramon, an Israeli fighter pilot and later the first Israeli astronaut for NASA. Ramon was the space shuttle payload specialist of STS-107, the fatal mission of Columbia, in which he and six other crew members were killed in the re-entry accident. At 48, he was the oldest member of the crew. Ramon is the only foreign recipient of the United States Congressional Space Medal of Honor, which he was awarded posthumously.
Bro Brian SimonWor Bro Adrian LichtmanWor Bro Cyril Braude, Bro Ian Platt and Wor Bro Julian JoffeConsecration Lodge Ilan Ramon800px-Ilan_Ramon,_NASA_photo_portrait_in_orange_suit
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P O Box 46063 Orange Grove Johannesburg



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Bro Brian Simon
Wor Bro Adrian Neil Lichtman
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Wor Bro Cyril Braude