NEW! Shabbatify

For Families with Kids going into K-5th Grade

Family Together

This new program brings together elementary school families for a meaningful and fun-filled Shabbat afternoon. 

Game Day

Saturday, Sept 17 | 3:30 PM-5:30 PM

Come play all kinds of games at the J!

  • Families will play Giant Games all together, like mega Dominos, big Connect Four and super Jenga!
  • Then the kids will have Sports Time in the gym.
  • And parents will play the board game Sorry! as we head into thinking about the High Holidays.
  • We will all meet back up to end the program together with Havdalah.

RSVP to be entered to win a Kids Nite Out for your kids.

Free babysitting will also be provided for siblings ages 4 & under. Let us know if you need it in your reply.

NEW! Shabbatify Sundays

Sunday, Sept 25

Join us for our first monthly Sunday event to help make Rosh Hashanah gifts bags for Jewish Family Services. 


Save the Date for Upcoming Programs

  • Oct 2
  • Oct 3


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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