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Welcome to Germantown Jewish Centre

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 7:00pm
Sunday, May 3, 2015 - 10:00am

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GJC in the News

The Parent Trip with Rabbis Lewis & Goldman

Read the full article in the Inquirer



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

"Let the heavens and earth rejoice, let the sea roar, together with all that live there. Let the fields celebrate and all within them, let all the trees in the forest sing." - Psalm 96

Featured Videos

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.

"Haman Goes Down (and the Jews Go Up)" A fresh new look at the story of Purim - Original rap by Kitah Vav (GJC Religious School's 6th grade class), in partnership with Bible Raps