Center for Jewish Living and Learning
The Bobbi & Vic Samuels Center for Jewish Living and Learning (CJLL) offers classes, lectures, programs, and other meaningful Jewish experiences for the Houston community.
Rich, in-depth Jewish studies courses designed by local faculty as well as the Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning.
11th Annual Rice University Jewish Studies Lecture Series
Migration and Identity in the Jewish Hispanic World
Sept 11, 18 & 25, 2019
Friday Night Lights
Shabbat dinner in a sophisticated setting along with high quality entertainment.
The J is proud to partner with the National Center for Jewish Film to offer several rare and relevant documentary films throughout the year.
28th Horvitz Scholar-in-Residence Series with Dr. Hanna Yablonka of Ben-Gurion University
75 Since ’45: Liberation and the Postwar Era
Feb 9–23, 2020
Fridays, Ongoing | 12:00 PM
A discussion of the week’s Torah portion using classic and modern commentaries.
Jewish Family Programs
Mishpacha & Me
Jewish Experiences for Young Children & Families
Celebrate Judaism with us through creative family activities all over town. This program is specifically designed for Jewish families with children ages 0-5 years.
This program brings families with children in grades K-5 together for meaningful and fun-filled activities.
Connect with Israel
Our Israeli Shaliach works to expand education, understanding and engagement with Israel throughout the Houston Jewish and greater community.
Ethical Foods Co-Op
Take part in our Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program and our Meat Buying Club.
Meet the Bobbi and Vic Samuels Center for Jewish Living & Learning staff.