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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

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

Toddler Time
Wednesdays and Thursdays
9:15-10:30am
Fall sessions : Wednesdays, October 3 through December 12
Thursdays, October 4 through December 13

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

Evening Service and Dessert in the Sukkah
Sunday, September 23
7:00pm
Free and open to the community.  RSVP HERE

Sushi in the Sukkah (a Sisterhood event)
Wednesday, September 26
7:30pm
Free for all paid-up 2018-'19 Sisterhood members.  RSVP to Randi Asher at randiasher@hotmail.com and join Sisterhood HERE

Family Shabbat
Friday, September 28
In the GRJC Sukkah!
5:30pm

Please join us for a family-friendly service, Shabbat dinner, dessert, Shabbat crafts and fun.  Register HERE.  Upcoming dates for 2018-'19 : 10/19, 11/16, 1/25, 2/22, 3/15, 4/5, 5/17, 6/14

Men's Club Steak & Scotch in the Sukkah
Sunday, September 30
5:00pm
Free for all paid-up 2018-'19 Men's Club members.  Contact Rob Weiss at rweiss@mclaughlinstern.com.  Join Men's Club HERE

Simchat Torah Dinner
Monday, October 1
6:00pm
Dinner will be followed by Hakafot (Dancing with the Torahs) and a celebration of our Simchat Torah honorees. There is no charge for dinner, but please let us know if you will be joining us. RSVP  HERE

Infant / Toddler Playgroup
Fridays
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.  Upcoming dates for 2018-'19 : 10/12, 11/16, 12/7, 1/11, 2/8, 3/8 and 4/12.  Contact grjcnursery@gmail.com

Tot Shabbat
Saturdays 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 to office@grjc.org by the Wednesday before to ensure we have enough food prepared. 
Upcoming dates for 2018-'19 : 9/15, 10/6, 11/10, 12/22, 1/5, 2/9, 3/23, 5/4, 6/8

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 for 2018-'19 : 10/5, 11/2, 12/7, 1/4, 2/1, 3/1, 4/5, 5/3, 6/7, 7/5 and 8/2

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

Thu, September 20 2018 11 Tishrei 5779