Welcome to Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation

  • Taste of JRC

    Searching for the right Jewish learning experience for your kids? Give us a try for the first six weeks of the school year. 

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  • Renew Your Membership

    Reaffirm your commitment to our vibrant, inclusive community today.

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  • Looking to start your child in Preschool this fall? There's still time to enroll at JRC's Early Childhood Center.

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  • CHIdush: Honing the Skill of Innovation 

    JRC is one of nine pioneering congregations in CHIdush: a program to help synagogue schools create compelling educational experiences. Read More

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Welcome Home, Rabbi Weiss!

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Meet our new rabbi Rachel Weiss.

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Recent Press about Rabbi Weiss
Morning Shift: WBEZ
Chicago Tribune 
Windy City Times
Evanston Patch
JUF News

Evanston Round Table

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The Green Synagogue

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In 2008, we built a highly acclaimed green building the first platinum LEED-certified synagogue in North America. We remain committed to best environmental and sustainability practices.

Discover the sustainable technology of our building

Learn how we built a green shul

Schedule a docent-led tour of our synagogue