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Welcome to the
Jewish Grandparents Network

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.

Featured Stories

Grandparents’ Unconditional Love…and Then Some

Grandparents’ unconditional love extends to our grandchildren with developmental and learning differences. We strive to be there when they struggle with emotional challenges. Unconditional love is the magic bridge that spans the generations.

Growing the Moral Imagination

It goes without saying that we love our grandkids. And we want them to grow up to be good people, open to others, accepting of differences, wise, and brave. I call this the moral imagination, and when we just hang out, love them, play cards, and schmooze—that is when we help build their character.

Boomer Lullabies

As a child, on nights when I slept at my grandparents’ small home on Thornhill Avenue in Little Neck, New York, Nana Francis would soak me in what felt like near–boiling water and scrub me with a loofa pad until my skin shone a bright…

Upcoming Events

Contact

Contact the Jewish Grandparents Network to sign up for our newsletter, hear about upcoming events, get grandparenting tips, and discover exciting family experiences.

Join Our Facebook Community

Join over a thousand other Jewish grandparents in the JGN Facebook Group who share grandparenting tips, kvell about how brilliant our grandchildren are, and learn from one another to enrich our own family lives.