Welcome to HCRJ

Houston Congregation for Reform Judaism (HCRJ) has celebrated over 60 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. Family Shabbat

    December 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Join us for our December Family Shabbat! 6pm – Tot Shabbat. 6:15pm – Family Shabbat Dinner. The menu includes brisket, latkes, vegetable, chicken nuggets and macaroni and cheese. Dinner is More Info

  2. Mitzvah Day

    December 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Upcoming Events

  1. Family Shabbat

    December 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Join us for our December Family Shabbat! 6pm – Tot Shabbat. 6:15pm – Family Shabbat Dinner. The menu includes brisket, latkes, vegetable, chicken nuggets and macaroni and cheese. Dinner is More Info

  2. Mitzvah Day

    December 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
  3. Senior Chai Yoga

    December 9 @ 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

  4. Knitzvah Group

    December 10 @ 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.  You do not More Info

  5. Shabbat Services

    December 13 @ 7:15 pm - 8:00 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 Sabbath More Info

  6. Social Action Project: Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston Meals on Wheels Program

    December 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Join us on Saturday morning, December 14 as we return to volunteer at the Meals on Wheels program at Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston. We will be assembling weekly bags More Info

  7. Religious School

    December 15 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

    Religious School is from 9:30am-12pm. Our HCRJ 2nd-5th grade students will participate in a special Chanukah program from 11:00AM to 12:00PM created by our 10th grade Ozrim! We will learn More Info

  8. Film Screening: 93Queen

    December 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    Our next HCRJ film screening is on Sunday, December 15! We’ll watch, 93Queen! This film follows Rachel “Ruchie” Freier, a no-nonsense Hasidic lawyer and mother of six who is determined More Info

  9. Senior Chai Yoga

    December 16 @ 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

  10. Senior Chai Mah Jongg

    December 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Join us for a weekly game of Mah Jongg!  Coffee and light snacks are served. No cost to attend. Please contact Melissa at melissa@hcrj.org to sign up.

Temple Youth At HCRJ

Project Centered Programming

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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