Welcome to Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation

  • Open House Tot Shabbat

    All are welcome to this fun Shabbat event! 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

  • Building your Family’s Diverse Library
    A Diverse and Inclusive Book Fair 

    Join rabbis, teachers and authors to hear stories and buy books for your home and our classrooms that reflect the real diversity of today’s Jewish world. Learn 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>

Upcoming Events

Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 9:00am
Friday, March 3, 2017 - 7:15am


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Welcome Home, Rabbi Weiss!


Meet our new rabbi Rachel Weiss.


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The Green Synagogue


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.

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