NEW! Shabbatify

For Families with Kids going into K-5th Grade

Family Together

Join other elementary school families for a meaningful and fun-filled Shabbat afternoon.  


Shabbatify Book Fair Event

Saturday, Nov 5 | 3:30 PM–5:30 PM
For families with kids in K-5th grades
Join us for an afternoon of family fun! First, kids will participate in a Comic Book Workshop with Hereville author and artist Barry Deutsch, while parents discuss how to teach sexuality to their children with educator and social worker Meryl Cohen.

Families will then come back together for campfire songs and Havdallah led by Jon Swann.

Free & open to the public. 
RSVP Online 

Shabbatify Tour of the Dynamo & Dash Stadium

Sunday, Nov. 13 | 1:30 PM-3:00 PM
At BBVA Compass Stadium
Get a behind the scenes look at the stadium that is home to the Dynamo and Dash soccer teams! Take a peek at the stadium, from the locker rooms to event boxes. You will get to try out prime seating areas and get an eye level look at the field too. Sign up soon before all of the spots are filled!

This is an event for the whole family, and babysitting will not be provided. Kids ages 2 & under are free.
RSVP and be entered to win a free Kids Nite Out at the J! 

$7 per person
RSVP Online

Save the Date!

Sunday, Dec 18
The whole family will volunteer at the Houston Food Bank. This event is only for families with children ages 6 & up.

Saturday, Dec 24
Light the menorah with Seven Acres Residents & enjoy a Hanukkah Party with us afterwards. Fill your own jelly donuts!  

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Meet Our Family Outreach Specialist
Rachel Teichman

Rachel TeichmanRachel Teichman has a BA from the University of California, San Diego, and an MBA from San Diego State University. She has spent much of her career in the arts and writing fields, and all of her volunteer work has involved Jewish and educational organizations.

She moved to Houston two years ago, and has been an active member of the Mishpacha & Me committee. A mother of two, she has been enjoying exploring Texas with her family, and is excited about launching Shabbatify! Please feel free to contact her with with any comments or suggestions.


For more information about Shabbatify, please contact Rachel at or 832.408.3510, ext. 3259.


Funded in Part by the Jewish Federation of Greater Houston