Mishpacha NEXT

For Families with Kids Going into K-5th Grade


Upcoming Programs

Shabbat Family Happy Hour
Friday, Nov 2 | 5:00 PM
Join us in the lobby to welcome Shabbat with candle lighting, songs and snacks.

Parents Night at the Ann and Stephen Kaufman Jewish Book and Arts Festival
Monday, Nov 12 | 7:30 PM
Presented by Mishpacha & Me and Mishpacha Next. Featuring “How to Break Up With Your Phone”. Wine and snacks provided. Use promo code: M&M-JBAF18-PricePurchase Tickets

Shabbatify Returns with “Bubbie’s Kitchen”
Saturday, Nov 17 | 4:00 PM-6:00 PM
At the Merfish Teen Center | 9000 S. Rice
Join us for some family cooking time using the national “Bubbie’s Kitchen” curriculum followed by activities for children and parents-only time with Jason Goldstein, Founder of Genesis Steakhouse and Wine Bar. We will end with Havdalah. The event is FREE, but we ask that you RSVP here in advance. 

Shabbanukkah Family Happy Hour
Friday, Dec 7 | 4:30 PM
Join us in the lobby to welcome Shabbat and Hanukkah with candle lighting, songs and snacks. We will also let you know about our new Schools Out Days of Service with Act Now Houston and PJ Library.

Shabbanukkah Family Shabbat Dinner with Mishpacha & Me and Mishpacha NEXT
Friday, Dec 7 | 5:30 PM
Signup coming soon!

Mishpacha Next Goes to the Jewish Culture Fest
Sunday, Dec 9 | 2:00 PM-6:00 PM
Join us for an afternoon celebrating Jewish culture. Featuring live music, local crafts and Judaica, specialty foods, art and mitzvah projects, and an amazing Summer Camp Fun Tent! Learn more

School's Out Day of Service with Act Now Houston and PJ Library
Friday, Dec 21 | 12:00 PM
Meet at the J at 12:00 PM for lunch and conversation. We will then head over to Hermann Park for a clean-up and more. Bus transportation provided for the first 50 people to register. RSVP link coming soon! 


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For more information, please contact Rabbi Jill Levy at or 713.595.8186.


Funded in Part by the Jewish Federation of Greater Houston