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. Pride Shabbat

    June 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Please join us for a very special Shabbat service on Friday, June 25 at 6pm in observance of Pride Month, an inclusive celebration of identity and support of the LGBTQ+ More Info

Virtual Programming

  1. Watercolor Class

    June 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Brush up your art skills at this Watercolor class taught by Noelle Shawa! Weekly one hour art sessions, live demonstrations and cool art tips. Beginners and seasoned artists welcome! Zoom More Info

  2. Jewish Journeys: A Story of Migration with the Jewish Museum London

    June 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Discover the history of Jews in Britain from 1066, a history full of journeys and migration with the Jewish Museum London on Thursday, June 24th at 10am on Zoom! From More Info

  3. Mah Jongg

    June 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

      Join us for Mah Jongg at HCRJ! Are you coming to Mah Jongg at HCRJ for the first time? Please sign up with Justin at 713-782-4162 or Justin@hcrj.org.

  4. Boomers and Friends Dinner at Vietopia Restaurant

    June 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    18 months. 18 months ago, the HCRJ Boomers and Friends group met for dinner at The Original Ninfa’s Uptown Houston. It’s been a long time, but the group is finally getting More Info

  5. Yoga for Every Body

    June 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Taught by Suzy Shapiro, a certified yoga instructor, this yoga class will focus on strength and stamina, balance and flexibility, and a new sense of well-being. Modifications are offered for More Info

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