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Welcome to Germantown Jewish Centre

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 7:30pm
Sunday, June 3, 2018 - 8:30am
Sunday, June 3, 2018 - 10:00am
Saturday, June 9, 2018 - 10:00am
Saturday, June 9, 2018 - 1:15pm

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Spotlight Event

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GJC in the News

"Communities Stay Up to Study for Shavuot"

Read the full article in the Jewish Exponent

"New Translation of Jewish Mystical Text for a New Audience"

Read the full article on Philly.com




Who We Are

The Germantown Jewish Centre (GJC) has been the heart of the Jewish community in Northwest Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs for 75 years. We are a vibrant, pluralistic and egalitarian synagogue located in Mount Airy and committed to sustaining and strengthening Jewish life in greater Philadelphia.  Affiliated with the Conservative movement and receptive to the wisdom of many sources in Judaism...read more 

Rabbi's Blog

 This week we have witnessed so many of the conflicting and complex emotions that swirl around Israel.  The fear of Israelis who live on the border with Gaza, and the pain of the deaths and injuries of Palestinians who live on the other side of that border.  The pride of those celebrating the opening of the U.S.

Live Stream

What's YOUR Centre?

What's YOUR Centre?

Featured Videos

Get a taste of Kol Zimrah, our monthly musical Friday night service featuring beautiful melodies and hand percussion. The service is followed by a festive wine & cheese oneg.

"Haman Goes Down (and the Jews Go Up)" A fresh new look at the story of Purim - Original rap by Kitah Vav (GJC Religious School's 6th grade class), in partnership with Bible Raps