Welcome to Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation

  • JRC: From Generation to Generation

    There are more than a dozen families with multiple generations of adult members at JRC. Watch our video to see how membership has an impact on our families in each generation. 

  • You are cordially invited to skip the party. No heels, no ties, no drink lines, no babysitters, just supporting the JRC religious school. 

    Join the Party! 

  • Summer Kickoff BBQ and Erev Shabbat Song Session

    Friday, June 2 at 6:00pm
    RSVP Here

  • 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

  • Preschool, Plus

    Looking for a NAEYC-accredited preschool imbued with Jewish values and programming for your entire family? Register for the 2017-18 school year>

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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.

Learn how we built a "green" shul

Schedule a docent-led tour of our synagogue