Welcome to the Jewish
Grandparents Network

Discover joyful experiences for grandparents,
grandchildren, and family members

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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Creating Safe & Affirming Spaces for Our Grandchildren

As grandparents we have vital roles to play in making our grandchildren feel loved and embraced for who they are and who they become. Through our words and our actions, we can make their path in life smoother. Learn to embrace the language of inclusion...

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Hanukkah

Hanukkah, also called the Festival of Lights, is celebrated for eight days.  We light hanukkiyot (Hanukkah menorahs), spin dreidels, eat latkes, and often celebrate with family and friends. 

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How to Talk with your Preteen and Teen Grandchildren about Antisemitism

Host of the podcast Unorthodox, former New York Times columnist, and author of Squirrel Hill: The Tree of Life Synagogue Shooting & the Soul of a Neighborhood, Mark Oppenheimer guides us in the difficult — and timely — topic of how to talk to our preteen and...

Family Favorites

View some of our top picks from our website.