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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.

Featured Featured June 12 - June 13

Shavuot

Shavuot commemorates the Israelites receiving the Torah on Mount Sinai seven weeks after leaving Egypt. An ancient pilgrimage holiday, Shavuot is also a celebration of the spring harvest. Traditional communities celebrate Shavuot for two days; liberal communities for one day.

Family Favorites

View some of our top picks from our website.

Shavuot 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 Shavuot to life through play, imagination, and hands-on discovery. The 13 downloadable pages include:

Explore

B-Mitzvah Project

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