Welcome to HCRJ

Houston Congregation for Reform Judaism (HCRJ) has celebrated over 50 years of worship as a Reform Jewish temple in Houston, Texas. Located in the heart of Houston’s Galleria area, HCRJ offers an intimate, vibrant, and inclusive Jewish synagogue with a feeling of warmth and welcoming where Jewish fellowship may flourish. Rabbi Steven Gross has nurtured profound spiritual connections and an engaged community since he began serving our congregation in 2005. Interfaith couples participate in all aspects of Temple life. We welcome you at any of our 7:15 p.m. Friday night Sabbath services. Our innovative religious school is based on a curriculum designed to engage students in dynamic, interactive learning experiences that teach Jewish history and principles through nature, art, cooking and other fun, exciting activities. Classes are held on Sunday mornings.

Upcoming Events

  1. Kol Nidre

    September 18 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

    Yom Kippur means “Day of Atonement” and refers to the annual Jewish observance of fasting, prayer and repentance. Yom Kippur is considered the holiest day on the Jewish calendar. Kol More Info

  2. Yom Kippur Youth Service

    September 19 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

    Yom Kippur means “Day of Atonement” and refers to the annual Jewish observance of fasting, prayer and repentance. Yom Kippur is considered the holiest day on the Jewish calendar. Our Yom More Info

Upcoming Events

  1. Kol Nidre

    September 18 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

    Yom Kippur means “Day of Atonement” and refers to the annual Jewish observance of fasting, prayer and repentance. Yom Kippur is considered the holiest day on the Jewish calendar. Kol More Info

  2. Yom Kippur Youth Service

    September 19 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

    Yom Kippur means “Day of Atonement” and refers to the annual Jewish observance of fasting, prayer and repentance. Yom Kippur is considered the holiest day on the Jewish calendar. Our Yom More Info

  3. Yom Kippur Adult Morning Service

    September 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

    Yom Kippur means “Day of Atonement” and refers to the annual Jewish observance of fasting, prayer and repentance. Yom Kippur is considered the holiest day on the Jewish calendar. Our More Info

  4. Shabbat Services

    September 21 @ 7:15 pm - 8:10 pm

    All are welcome to join us at 7:15 Friday nights for Shabbat Services. You do not need to be a member to join us in prayer as we welcome the More Info

  5. Religious School

    September 23 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  6. Sukkot Tailgate: A Congregational Pot Luck Lunch in the Sukkah

    September 23 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Join us for a Pot Luck Lunch in the HCRJ Sukkah! We’ll eat a delicious lunch, sing and shake the lulav and etrog! For the entire congregation! We will also More Info

  7. Sushi in the Sukkah

    September 23 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
  8. Senior Chai Yoga

    September 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am

    Taught by Suzy Shapiro, a certified yoga instructor, this class will focus on strength and stamina, balance and flexibility, and a new sense of well-being.  First session free.  Prorated at More Info

  9. Knitzvah Group

    September 25 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

      We chat, we eat, we knit/crochet, all for good causes!   Join us the second and fourth Tuesday of each month from 11:30 to 1:00.  Newcomers are always welcome.  Basic instruction is provided. More Info

  10. Shabbat Services

    September 28 @ 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm

      All are welcome to join us at 7:15 Friday nights for Shabbat Services.   You do not need to be a member to join us in prayer as we More Info

Temple Youth At HCRJ

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At HCRJ, students develop a strong sense of Jewish ethics and become young Jewish leaders in our community. Our curriculum engages students in a dynamic, interactive learning experience.

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