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Welcome to Germantown Jewish Centre

Upcoming Events

Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 10:00am
Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 1:30pm
Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 11:00am

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Join the Tot JAM at GJC Group on

Our next JAM Family Program is on Saturday,           November 8 from 11 AM - 12 Noon

Join us in creating community and celebrating Shabbat with singing,
dancing and more. We will also have a nosh together for kiddush.

Come one come all to our new tot family JAM (Jewish Arts & Movement) programming featuring Chana Rothman!

Contact Elana Shaw at program@germantownjewishcentre.org to register or for more info.

GJC in the News

Speaking their Minds: Rabbi Zeff & Other Local Rabbis Address Israel Over the High Holidays

Read the full article in the Jewish Exponent

GJC Torahs are highlighted in an Inquirer article about Yom Kippur

Who We Are

The Germantown Jewish Centre (GJC) has been the heart of the Jewish community in Northwest Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs for 75 years. We are a vibrant, pluralistic and egalitarian synagogue located in Mount Airy and committed to sustaining and strengthening Jewish life in greater Philadelphia.  Affiliated with the Conservative movement and receptive to the wisdom of many sources in Judaism...read more 

Rabbi's Blog

This Shabbat, we will go back to the beginning, reading Parashat B'reshit, and telling the story of the creation of human beings and their adventures in the garden.

Featured Video

Get a taste of Kol Zimrah, our monthly musical Friday night service featuring beautiful melodies and hand percussion. The service is followed by a festive wine & cheese oneg.