Community Organizations

Aishel House

Address: 1955 University Blvd, Houston, TX 77030

Phone: (713) 522-2004

Aishel House provides visiting patients and their families with extensive, caring support. From transportation and warm meals to comfortable accommodations, child-care assistance, and personal counseling, Aishel House reaches out to everyone - regardless of race, color or creed.

 

Bellaire Jewish Center

Address: 12 Bellaire Blvd, Bellaire, TX 77401

Phone: (832) 971-3781

www.bjchouston.org

The Bellaire Jewish Center was established in October 2010 thanks to the vision of several members of the Bellaire community. These individuals envisioned a place where the Jewish community of Bellaire could learn more about Judaism in a warm and welcoming environment. A place to serve the educational and spiritual needs of the community. Although we offer religious services, the Bellaire Jewish Center (BJC) is not a shul…we are your center for Jewish Living. We are your family where Judaism comes alive.

 

Bnei Akiva Houston

Rafi and Stacey Engelhart (Shlichim)

(713) 366-1148

houston@bneiakiva.org

 

Chevra Kadisha of Houston

Address: Houston, TX 77074

Phone: (713) 776-2438

 

Evelyn Rubinstein JCC of Houston

Address: 5601 S Braeswood Blvd, Houston, TX 77096

Phone: (713) 729-3200

www.erjcchouston.org

The mission of the Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center of Houston is to develop and strengthen Jewish identity, foster Jewish values and enrich the Jewish community and the greater community.

 

Hebrew Free Loan Society

Address: 10101 Fondren Rd #449, Houston, TX 77096

Phone: (713) 724-8997

www.hfls.org

For over 120 years, we have given interest-free loans to people struggling to help themselves. We foster economic independence while preserving the dignity of the individual.

 

Houston Kashruth Association

Address: 10101 Fondren Rd #445, Houston, TX 77096

Phone: (832) 477-2406

www.kosherhouston.org

The Houston Kashruth Association (HKA) is a non-profit organization offering kosher supervision and certification (kosher approval for products) around the world throughout the year, including Passover supervision. Based in Houston, Texas, the HKA has provided quality kosher supervision to food establishments and manufacturers for more than 35 years.

 

Jewish Ethics Institute

713-398-4513

www.j-ethics.org

The Jewish Ethics Institute (JEI), an accredited continuing education resource (CLE & CME credit offered), inspires physicians, attorneys and business professionals to develop authentic ethical perspectives through the prism of Jewish values, enabling them to face contemporary dilemmas while upholding the highest ethical standards.

 

Jewish Family Services (JFS)

4131 S Braeswood Blvd

(713) 667-9336

Jfshouston.org

Jewish Family Service is a non-profit human service agency for people of all ages and all walks of life. Our goal is to provide light, hope and help to individuals struggling with life challenges. JFS's professional, highly credentialed staff offers mental health and support counseling for individuals and families including a specialized program for individuals who live with persistent and pervasive mental illness. JFS also provides disability services, senior adult services and case management, employment services, Jewish chaplaincy services at area hospitals, community outreach, financial assistance programs and volunteer opportunities.

 

Kollel of Houston Torah Center

7823 Ludington Drive

1-888-24TORAH

The Kollel of Houston, Houston’s premier Torah study center, was established in the winter of 2010.  The Kollel was founded by local rabbinic and lay leaders, in partnership with Bais Medrash Govoha in Lakewood, New Jersey. The Kollel was formed with the goal of serving the community as a venue for Torah study and Torah scholarship, at all levels. At the heart of the Kollel are its avreichim – budding young scholars engaged in the full time pursuit of Torah study. The presence of committed Talmidei Chachamim in the community serves as a paragon to the centrality and the relevance of Torah in Jewish life.

Both on-site and off-site, the Kollel’s sessions and programs offer up-close access to accomplished scholars and a host of learning opportunities. We invite you to come and experience the inviting atmosphere.

 

Leon Weiner Jewish Library

7823 Ludington Dr, Houston, TX 77071 (in Young Israel)

library@kollelhouston.org

Open Sundays from 11 AM to 12 PM

This library, a resource for the Jewish children of Houston, has been established by the family of Leon Weiner, a man who loved reading throughout his life and was known as a child to check out books from the library many times a week.

 

Mehadrin Kashrus of Texas

10900 Fondren Road, Houston, Texas 77096
713-777-2000
Email: info@texaskosher.org

www.texaskosher.org

The Mehadrin Kashrus of Texas was created for the local community and out-of-town visitors seeking adherence to a higher standard in local kosher establishments.
Among other qualifications, the hashgacha requires Jewish clients to close on Shabbos/Yom Tov and allows only Glatt Kosher, Pat Yisroel, Bishul Yisrael, or Chalav Yisrael products to be used at its establishments.

MKT also offers Kosher certified catering through local caterers at private locations and at select area kosher hotels.

 

NCSY Houston

Address: 7626 Coachwood Dr., Houston, TX 77071

Phone: 310-623-7630

Email: Meiselg@ncsy.org

NCSY connects with Jewish teens through innovative, cutting-edge social and recreational programs to help them develop positive Jewish identities. NCSY inspires teens through informal education, retreats and summer programs. NCSY empowers teens through leadership development and provides guidance on how to become committed leaders of the Jewish community and instruments for positive change and renewal. NCSY is committed to providing a safe space where teens can celebrate their Jewish heritage, embrace their tradition, develop a positive Jewish identity, acquire invaluable leadership skills, connect with dedicated Jewish role models, and learn to live spirited Jewish lives.

 

Seven Acres Jewish Senior Care

Address: 6200 N Braeswood Blvd, Houston, TX 77074

Phone: (713) 778-5700

Seven Acres Jewish Senior Care Services is the largest not-for-profit, non-sectarian, long-term care campus for the aged on the Texas Gulf Coast. Seven Acres offers a full complement of enhanced social, religious and cultural programs and strictly kosher meals in a caring and loving environment. We are a certified and licensed Medicaid, Medicare, and private pay facility.

 

Technology Awareness Group (TAG) of Houston

tag@houstontag.com

houstontag.com

TAG staff are available to install filtering, parental controls and monitoring on all technology devices.

Tomchei Shabbat

Email: tomcheishabbat@bethrambam.org
Phone: 713.723.3030 option 6

The mission of Tomchei Shabbat of Houston is simple; we strive to make sure that every Jewish family in Houston has enough food for their weekly Shabbat and Jewish Holiday table. We serve as the middle-men between families in need and those willing to help. This is done on a completely anonymous and volunteer basis.

 

TORCH

Address: 9427 Glenfield Ct, Houston, TX 77096

Phone: (713) 721-6400

www.torchweb.org

We are a community organization in Houston, TX. We strive to connect Jews and Judaism through love, friendship and unity. Through study opportunities in various formats and locations, TORCH brings a new dimension to everyday Jewish life.
Our team of dynamic rabbis share the tools that connect timeless Jewish traditions with modern life. You can learn in a nurturing environment as the rabbis open their minds to impart wisdom. In addition, the rabbis open their homes to share Shabbat, and their lives for personal family celebrations.