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. Senior Chai Yoga

    March 25 @ 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

  2. Senior Chai Mah Jongg

    March 27 @ 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 hcrj@hcrj.org to sign up.

Upcoming Events

  1. Senior Chai Yoga

    March 25 @ 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

  2. Knitzvah Group

    March 26 @ 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

  3. Senior Chai Mah Jongg

    March 27 @ 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 hcrj@hcrj.org to sign up.

  4. Senior Chai Colored Pencils Class

    March 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Art Teacher, Noelle Shawa, will be teaching a 6-week drawing course starting on Wednesday, March 6. Explore and enjoy the many possibilities of colored pencils. Learn shading, shaping and creating realistic drawings with More Info

  5. Shabbat Services

    March 29 @ 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

  6. Tacos and Torah

    March 30 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

    Do you like breakfast tacos? Do you want to learn more about the weekly Torah portion? Then, join us for Tacos and Torah on Saturday morning, March 30, as Rabbi More Info

  7. B’nai Mitzvah of Brett and Scott Leben

    March 30 @ 4:15 pm - 6:00 pm
  8. Religious School

    March 31 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  9. Book Discussion: Educated by Tara Westover

    March 31 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  10. Senior Chai Yoga

    April 1 @ 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

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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