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WELCOME TO THE GLEN ROCK JEWISH CENTER!

Shalom! The GRJC is a welcoming, vibrant and diverse congregation, with a strong commitment to purposeful Jewish living. 

Our egalitarian Conservative congregational family strives to make the beauty and spirit of our Jewish tradition come alive for all of our members. As a congregation, we embrace each individual and each family. And, as a community, we are on an exciting journey of Jewish growth, exploration, and discovery.

We welcome all Jewish people and families, including spouses of other faiths, regardless of gender and orientation, as the prophet Isaiah taught, 'this house is a house of prayer for all people.'

Our synagogue blends the teachings of our Jewish heritage with the best lessons of modern culture. We are proud of our enlightening services, our commitment to social action, and our emphasis on Jewish education for people of all ages. Our Adult EducationEarly Childhood Programs, and Hebrew School are flourishing.

The great Rabbi Hillel taught: "Become a part of your community" (Pirke Avot 2:5). It is our hope that you will become part of our community, and that we may all grow together.

Become a part of your community

What's Happening at the GRJC

* For a complete list of events please see the GRJC Calendar of Events.

Shabbat Services
Fridays, 8:00 pm; Saturdays, 9:00 am
Services are conducted year-round and during all holy days and festivals.

Toddler Time
Tuesdays and Thursdays
9:15am
Our Toddler Time program is for children 12 through 24 months of age and a parent or caregiver. Classes consist of a mix of arts and crafts, music, songs, stories, finger plays, and indoor and outdoor play. Time is also set aside each week for discussions on topics of special interest to the parents are caregivers of toddlers. You and your child should dress comfortably and bring a smock and drink. We will provide snack.  Contact grjcnursery@gmail.com

Infant / Toddler Playgroup
Friday, February 23
9:15-10:30am
This program for children newborn through (roughly) 18 months of age (and a mom, dad or caregiver) is free of charge and open to the community.  Contact grjcnursery@gmail.com
Upcoming dates : 3/16, 4/20 and 5/25

Celebration of 25th Anniversary of Rabbi Schlosberg becoming a bat mitzvah
Saturday, March 3
Shabbat morning service at 9:00am
Evening Cocktail Reception at 7:30pm
We are excited to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Rabbi Schlosberg becoming a bat mitzvah, and we will hold a special Shabbat morning service and evening cocktail reception to celebrate this milestone event and raise funds for the GRJC.  Delicious passed hors d'oeuvres, hot and cold dinner buffet and specialty stations; Open Bar; Exciting silent auction items; Live music, dancing, fun and friends!  Please respond no later than Monday, February 26.  RSVP HERE

Sisterhood Passover Cooking Event
Sunday, March 4
11:15am-1:00pm
Master chef, author, Instructor and recipe preserver Jennifer Abadi will join us for a special talk, tasting and book signing event featuring her new Passover cookbook with recipes from around the world.

NJ Devils vs. Las Vegas Golden Nights
Sunday, March 4
5:00pm
Tickets are $60 per person.  Register HERE

Tot Shabbat
Saturday, March 10
10:45am
Dance with the stuffed Torah!  Shake to the tune of "Haleluyah".  Our Shabbat morning gathering for nursery school-aged children is held monthly on Saturdays.  Join Rabbi Schlosberg and friends for interactive fun, followed by lunch. There is no charge for this program, but we ask that you RSVP by the Wednesday before to ensure we have enough food prepared.  Upcoming dates : 5/5, 6/16

Movin' On Widows and Widowers
Thursday, March 15
12:30pm
Monthly luncheon and meeting.  There is no charge for first-time visitors. Regular members pay $5 to cover lunch costs.  Upcoming dates : 4/19, 5/17, 6/21, 7/19, 8/16.  Contact arbgr@aol.com
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Family Shabbat
Friday, March 16
5:30pm
Please join us for a family-friendly service, Shabbat dinner, dessert, Shabbat crafts and fun.  Registration is upcoming.  Upcoming dates : 4/20, 5/18, 6/8

Designer Handbag Bingo
Thursday, May 10
7:00-10:00pm
You'll have many chances to win prizes and beautiful designer handbags.  A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Jewish Women's International.

Saturday Morning Torah Study with Rabbi Schlosberg
Be part of a lively Torah study discussion with other community members on Shabbat morning. These sessions start around 10:30 am on weeks where there is no bar/bat mitzvah. Come for services or just the discussion and stay for a light lunch.

Birthday/Anniversary Shabbat
We invite everyone to join us the first Friday of each month at Shabbat services at 8:00pm for a special blessing and treat from Rabbi Schlosberg.  Upcoming dates : 1/5, 2/2

GRJC Hebrew School - registration is ongoing
Contact Rachel Blumenstyk at principal@grjc.org or (201) 652-6624.

GRJC Nursery School - registration is ongoing
Contact Early Childhood Director Hilarie Kay at grjcnursery@gmail.com

Tue, February 20 2018 5 Adar 5778