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. Senior Chai Mah Jongg

    July 17 @ 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.

  2. Shabbat Services

    July 19 @ 7:15 pm - 8:15 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

Upcoming Events

  1. Senior Chai Mah Jongg

    July 17 @ 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.

  2. Shabbat Services

    July 19 @ 7:15 pm - 8:15 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

  3. Pot Luck Brunch, Book Discussion of Little Fires Everywhere and Museum of Fine Arts Book Club Tour

    July 21 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Join us for our next book discussion! Our book for the summer is Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng. From the bestselling author of Everything I Never Told You, this is a More Info

  4. Senior Chai Yoga

    July 22 @ 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

  5. Knitzvah Group

    July 23 @ 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

  6. Senior Chai Mah Jongg

    July 24 @ 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.

  7. Interest Group Presentation: NAMI Greater Houston

    July 24 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

    Join us for our July Interest Group program! NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Greater Houston will visit HCRJ on Wednesday, July 24 at 10:30am to present “Mental Health 101”. More Info

  8. Senior Chai Bridge Game

    July 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Join us for a weekly game of bridge every Thursday from 10am-12pm. Coffee and Snacks will be provided. Beginners and experienced players are welcome. Please RSVP to Melissa at melissa@hcrj.org.

  9. Shabbat Services

    July 26 @ 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

  10. Senior Chai Yoga

    July 29 @ 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

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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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