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. 6th Annual Deli Shabbos

    November 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    On Friday, November 15 at 6pm, we will be welcoming Ziggy Gruber (owner of Kenny & Ziggy’s) to the pulpit for our 6th Annual Deli Shabbos! The theme of this More Info

  2. Havdalah in Pajamas

    November 16 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Upcoming Events

  1. 6th Annual Deli Shabbos

    November 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    On Friday, November 15 at 6pm, we will be welcoming Ziggy Gruber (owner of Kenny & Ziggy’s) to the pulpit for our 6th Annual Deli Shabbos! The theme of this More Info

  2. Havdalah in Pajamas

    November 16 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
  3. Havdalah in Spring Branch/Memorial

    November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    Please join us for a special evening at the home of HCRJ members, Rachel and Dave Koenig on Saturday, November 16. It’s Havdalah in the in the Branch! Meet other More Info

  4. Religious School

    November 17 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  5. Senior Chai Yoga

    November 18 @ 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

  6. Knitzvah Group

    November 19 @ 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

  7. Senior Chai Mah Jongg

    November 20 @ 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.

  8. Shabbat Services

    November 22 @ 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

  9. Senior Chai Yoga

    November 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

  10. Senior Chai Mah Jongg

    November 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 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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