Welcome to the Jewish Grandparents Network

Join our expert presenters and interact on topics of unique interest to grandparents

Our Work

The Jewish Grandparents Network engages, educates, and celebrates grandparents as an essential influence in Jewish family life. We welcome grandparents from all backgrounds and traditions and embrace the diversity of today’s Jewish families.

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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Our Adult Children’s Voices Matter: What Parents Want Grandparents to Know

Parent Coach Adrian Kalikow posed the following question to 160 clients who are parents of children ranging from infants to high school: If you were free to be completely honest, what is the one message you would most like to share with your children’s grandparents? Adrian...

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How to Bring Purim to Life for Grandchildren

Our grandparent community needs age-appropriate, fun, and meaningful ways to celebrate Purim: dressing up and sharing the holiday story in person, or enjoying hamantaschen and mishloach manot (gift baskets) over video chat. JGN can help. Back by popular demand after our High Holiday webinar! In...

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Purim

Purim is a joyous one-day holiday (begins the evening of Monday, March 6, 2023) that celebrates Jewish survival. Customs include reading Megillat Esther, dressing up in costume, giving gifts of food, and giving to those in need.

Family Favorites

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