A community of communities

Welcome to Germantown Jewish Centre

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 7:30pm
Sunday, September 14, 2014 - 10:00am
Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 10:00am
Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 8:00pm
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 6:00pm

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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

Grandchildren of Survivors Find New Ways to Tell Their Family Holocaust Stories

Read more about how GJC's ECP Director, Jodi Gordon, and her family relate to the Holocaust, in this Jewish Exponent Article.

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

Rabbi Zeff is in Israel with his family during this difficult time. He wrote these reflections for us:

Featured Video

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