Celebrate the New Year the J Way

Sunday, August 21 

Rosh HashanahA full day of activities for the whole family with performances, learning, shopping and more! Plus, register for your fall classes and programs throughout the day. 

Fall Market 

10:00 AM–4:00 PM
Our Fall Market is the perfect time to shop for one-of-a-kind bridal shower, graduation and birthday gifts.

Come with friends and neighbors to shop and support local businesses.

Vendors will include:

  • Andrea’s Art Glass
  • Celebration Company
  • Goldberg’s Glass Jewelry
  • Grumblesome Gryphon Designs
  • Hats and More
  • Houston Autographs
  • Jalimob Gifts
  • JCC Ceramics
  • Jewish Herald-Voice
  • Kristell's Design Shop
  • Marisa’s Jewelry
  • Mary Kay Cosmetics
  • The Maven and The Mensch
  • Our Way Health, PLLC
  • Samantha Leigh Designs
  • Usborne Books & More
  • Young Living Essential Oils
  • The Tea Mistress
  • Tutu Cute by Jacqueline Smooke

Joanie LeedsHigh Energy High Holiday Family Concert with Joanie Leeds

11:00 AM–11:40 AM
Joanie Leeds returns to Houston! She will pump up our energy and prepare us body and soul for the High Holy days ahead.

$7 Member | $11 Public
$28 Member Family | $42 Public Family (6 person max)
FREE for BAS (RSVP to Nicki Sereal at or 713.551.7200) and Ellen Boniuk families (RSVP to Lesta Remke at or 281.497.2078)*

*Complementary tickets are exclusively for Bertha Alyce and Ellen Boniuk children and their immediate families, i.e., parents and siblings. Regular ticket rates will apply to any additional family members.

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Explore Yom Kippur: Afternoon of Adult Learning

1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Our popular summer learning event returns for its 3rd year. This is an opportunity for teachers and students from across the denominational spectrum to come together for meaningful study about the upcoming holidays. Learn more

$5 in Advance or $10 at the Door
Register Online

Ronnie Arrow Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 

Class of 2016 Induction
3:00 PM | Joe Frank Theatre
Learn more


Scriptures in Pictures: The D'rash Design Project Revisited by Christina Mattison

Opening Reception | 3:30 PM–4:30 PM
"D'rash" in Hebrew means commentary or exposition. In February 2012 Christina Mattison began creating a new piece of art each week inspired by that week's Torah portion, haftarah portion (Prophets) or concurrent Jewish holiday. This exhibit features works not seen in her 2014 exhibition at the J.

Stars of David Encore Presentation

4:30 PM
Missed it last spring?  Now’s your chance to see this star-studded dazzling new musical revue exploring the rich heritage and contributions of some of America’s most well-known Jewish personalities with songs by some of Broadway’s best composers.

General Admission
$20 in advance | $30 at the door
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Laykie's Gourmet Cafe at the J


Laykie's Gourmet Café at the J will be open from 9:00 AM-5:00 PM.