Empowering Grandparents: Advancing Jewish Life

The Jewish Grandparents Network engages, educates and celebrates grandparents so that they can fulfill their essential roles in elevating families as the cornerstone of Jewish life.

co-founder Lee-Hendler

Welcome from Lee M. Hendler, Co-Founder and President of the Jewish Grandparents Network

These were not the families we imagined when we first set out on our parenting journeys over 40 years ago…


The National Study of Jewish Grandparents

To deepen our understanding of today’s Jewish grandparents we undertook a landmark research study. Click below to learn about the study and its findings.

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Behind the Scenes at the Jewish Grandparents Network

In this personal interview, David Raphael, Co-founder and CEO of the Jewish Grandparents Network, and Ilene Vogelstein, President, reveal: The compelling reasons that the Jewish Grandparents Network was created. How the voices of many Jewish grandparents have been sidelined in Jewish institutional life — and...

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