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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

JGN Facebook Group Recommends Best Hanukkah Books for Kids

In mid-November 2021 a member of the Jewish Grandparents Network Facebook Group asked this question in the group and got the MOST helpful responses. My 7-year-old grandson wants to share a Hanukkah book with his public school class. The group is very diverse (think Palestinian,...

Together, Let’s Save Precious Resources

As grandparents, we think about the world we are leaving our grandchildren and great-grandchildren. We face the challenges of climate change and the dwindling of precious natural resources. How can we impart to our grandchildren a commitment to repairing the world even as we spin the dreidel, light the menorah, and perhaps exchange modest gifts?

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 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.