Welcome to Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation

  • The new Membership year has begun!  

    Renew your membership and register for Religious School online.

    Get started>>

  • Shabbat by the Lakeshore

    Enjoy summer with our Erev Shabbat Beach Services on the Evanston lakefront. 

    See all dates>>

  • Synagogue shopping? 

    See why JRC could be your perfect spiritual home. 

    Get to know us>>

  • Enrollment is now open for our Early Childhood Classes!

    See how your preschooler can learn and thrive in our NAEYC accredited program. 

    Start your registration>>

Upcoming Events

News

Keep the fun of the JRC Birthday Bash going all year with Buy-in Parties hosted by JRC members! See the parties>>

No front page content has been created yet.

New Assistant Rabbi for Education

Rabbi David Eber

Welcome to Rabbi David Eber, our new Assistant Rabbi for Education!

 

Read Rabbi Eber's Bio

JRC Early Childhood Center

Child With Chalk

Our enriching and diverse preschool program is based on progressive Jewish values, and focuses on the importance of relationships between students, teachers, and families. 

ec_registration.png

naeyc.png

 

Get Involved

leadership_retreat.jpg

Learn more about JRC's history and values

Join a Committee or Task Force

Join Our Mailing List

Our Religious School

Girl with Baloon

The Religious School provides JRC children with the building blocks they need to engage throughout their lives in Jewish exploration, community and activism.

Learn More About School Programs

The Green Synagogue

green_synagogue_0.jpg

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

 

JRC Early Childhood Center

Child With Chalk

Our enriching and diverse preschool program is based on progressive Jewish values, and focuses on the importance of relationships between students, teachers, and families. 

ec_registration.png

naeyc.png