Mount Carmel lodge #44 was founded with the goal of providing Haifa, the major seaport of Israel with an English speaking lodge for the benefit of both new immigrants and foreign visiting freemasons and thus enable them to take an active part in the Masonic ritual work.

Freemasonry is one of the world's oldest secular fraternal societies. Below we explain Freemasonry as it exists under the Grand Lodge of Israel which is the corporate body governing Freemasonry .

I would like to share with you all some of the comments of the Mount Carmel Brethren at the regular June meeting, 2009 . The discussion was about "What Freemasonry has done for me".