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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

How Do We Keep Our Families Together?

Despite its tremendous joys, being a Jewish grandparent isn’t easy. Our kids are too religious or not religious enough. In other words, they don’t do it our way. This also applies to their thoughts about Israel: they may love it more than we do or…

Thanksgiving 2021: Finding Gratitude

How to have a meaningful and fun Thanksgiving celebration!   Thanksgiving will be here in a few weeks. This is the gratitude holiday. In times of challenge especially, reflecting on the things that ground us: our essential relationships, stories, values, and purpose fills us with…

Making Room For Each Other In Interfaith Families

“Grandpa, will you get your ice cream in a dish or in a cone?” my then-seven-year-old granddaughter, Amina, asked.  We were walking to the ice cream parlor in the little town in Connecticut where her mother was the rabbi of the local temple. I was…

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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.