Welcome to the Jewish Grandparents Network

Add your voice to our rich grandparenting conversation

Our Work

The Jewish Grandparents Network is a national organization that educates, connects, and supports grandparents as essential partners in enriching Jewish life.

We envision a Jewish world that embraces grandparents as vital to our families, our communities, and our future.

The Family Room

Explore the Family Room, a one-of-a-kind virtual space where grandparents, grandchildren, and family members meet, learn, and play together.

Upcoming Events

We seek to infuse our events and experiences with joy and meaning—and fun and silliness—to surprise and delight grandparents and grandchildren of all ages.

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Passover, first seder

Passover, the Festival of Freedom, begins tonight with the first seder.  Grandparents and families can enjoy a fun-filled and easy-to-follow Passover Discovery Kit available to download from the Jewish Grandparents Network website. This interactive guide is designed especially for grandparents and grandchildren (ages 3–8) to...

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How Grandparents Can Play with Infants and Young Grandchildren

It is never too early to start interacting with a baby — in fact, the earlier the better! Research shows us that the earliest years are the most important for brain development and that children learn best through play. Our presenter Dr. Betsy Diamant-Cohen’s expertise is in...

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Hosting an Inclusive Seder: A Guide for Grandparents

At your seder, you will likely host a diverse group of guests — family and friends, neighbors, in-laws, even last-minute visitors — who may be of different religions, races, identities, cultures, and with a wide range of Jewish backgrounds. In this guide you will find

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Passover Discovery Kit

This interactive guide is designed especially for grandparents and grandchildren (ages 3–8) to use together — either in person or at a distance. The kit offers ideas and activities to bring Passover to life through play, imagination, and hands-on discovery. The 17 downloadable pages include:

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B-Mitzvah Project

Grandparents, here’s how you can play a meaningful role in your grandchild’s B-Mitzvah experience.