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Learn lots of information at houstonhillel.org and jewston.org!
Welcome to Houston
Houston’s official visitor website
Rice University home of the Owls
This video of Rice will make you want to move here!
University of Houston home of the Cougars
You’ll always find something to see and do in Houston.
For an overview check out CultureMap Houston and Artshound.
Art Car Parade – There’s nothing like it anywhere.
Miller Outdoor Theatre - A short walk from Houston Hillel
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
Houston Theater District – Loads of theaters downtown, including the Ballet, Symphony and Opera.
Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Museum District – Virtually all of Houston’s museums are within walking distance of each other, and only a fifteen minute walk from Houston Hillel!
Here are a couple, shall we say, different museums.
National Museum of Funeral History – Very cool with a great gift shop!
Orange Show – including the Art Car Museum and the Beer Can House.
Parks and Recreation
Discovery Green – An amazing urban park
Memorial Park – The most popular running trail in Houston
Hermann Park – A ten minute walk from Houston Hillel
Buffalo Bayou – A great place to walk and bike
Braes Bayou – A 30+ mile bike trail that passes the University of Houston
Rice Running Loop – A few blocks from Houston Hillel
Houston Marathon and Half-Marathon
Professional Sports Teams
The Texans football team plays in NRG Stadium, which is hosted two Super Bowls!
The Astros baseball team plays in Minute Maid Park.
The Rockets basketball team plays in the Toyota Center, which is also a great place for concerts.
The Dynamo soccer team plays in its own brand new stadium, the BBVA Compass Stadium.
The Houston Jewish Community
About 50,000 Jews live in greater Houston. Houston’s Jewish community is very close and cooperative. The various Jewish movements, synagogues and agencies work together. As the fourth largest city in the US, many national and international Jewish organizations have regional offices in Houston.
Jewish Federation of Greater Houston
Reform Synagogues: Congregation Emanu El (just a few blocks from Houston Hillel), Congregation Beth Israel, Temple Sinai, Houston Congregation for Reform Judaism.
Conservative Synagogues: Beth Yeshurun (the largest Conservative synagogue in the US), Brith Shalom, Or Ami.
Orthodox Synagogues: United Orthodox Synagogues, Meyerland Minyan.
Houston Kosher Chili Cookoff – Houston Hillel has a team.
Jewish Herald Voice – Search for “Houston Hillel” to read recent articles about us.
Jewish Studies at Rice
Jewish Studies at UH
Israeli Consulate in Houston
National Council of Jewish Women Houston