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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.

Virtual Shabbat Services

  1. Virtual Shabbat Services

    April 3

    Our “Sharing Shabbat” Service for Friday, April 3 will be posted here the morning of the service.

  2. Shabbat Shigaon (Shabbat Craziness)

    April 3 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

    Join us for a new-type of Shabbat program: Shabbat Shigaon (Shabbat Craziness) on Friday, April 3 at 11 on the HCRJ Facebook Page! Mike Mason will host a fun, high More Info

  3. Welcoming Shabbat

    April 3 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

    Join the Wolfson Family (Melissa, Steven, Brooke and Logan) from their home for our next “Welcoming Shabbat” on Friday at 6pm! Watch on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/Houston-Congregation-for-Reform-Judaism-HCRJ-194652607244574.

Virtual Programming

  1. Preserving Our Past: The Houston Jewish History Archive at Rice University Presentation

    March 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    In this talk on Sunday, March 29 at 10am, Dr. Joshua Furman, the founder and curator of the Houston Jewish History Archive at Rice University and also a lecturer in More Info

  2. Singing Sunday

    March 29 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

    Join us for another ‘Singing Sunday’ on the HCRJ Facebook Page! Our song leader this week is Rabbi Gross! Head over to the HCRJ Facebook Page at 10am to watch: More Info

  3. Jewish Family Service Group Counseling Sessions

    March 30 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Jewish Family Service is offering free internet group sessions via Zoom Conference Calls to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on our behavioral and mental health well-being Monday through Friday. These More Info

  4. Live at 5 with Mike Mason and Guest: McKenzie Sigle

    March 30 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Join Mike Mason at 5pm on Facebook! His guest is: McKenzie Sigle, Assistant Director at URJ Greene Family Camp! McKenzie will talk about three easy camp things you can do More Info

  5. Film Screening: The Four Sons and All Their Sons – A Passover Tale

    April 1

    From April 1-April 10, enjoy a Passover-themed film! The film is The Four Sons and All Their Sons – A Passover Tale. The Four Sons are the focus of one of More Info

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