A community of communities

Welcome to Germantown Jewish Centre

Upcoming Events

Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 2:45pm
Sunday, October 5, 2014 - 11:00am
Saturday, December 6, 2014 - 10:00am

No front page content has been created yet.


Join the Tot JAM at GJC Group on

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

Our first program is on Erev Rosh ha-Shanah and is followed by a community dinner. Advanced registration necessary ($5 per person). Contact Elana Shaw at program@germantownjewishcentre.org to register or for more info.

GJC in the News

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.

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

In order to make this coming year truly new, in order to leave behind the habits of heart and mind that have led us away from our true selves, we first have to clear away the old by asking for forgiveness.

Featured Video

Rabbi Zeff and neighbors enjoy the Flea Market - a hit for GJC and the community!