Welcome to Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation

  • Make your home more colorful and beaultiful while supporting JRC's sustainable garden with our annual Spring Bulb Sale! Order Today

  • Annual Gala: JRC in Bloom

    Celebrate JRC and help our community blossom Saturday, April 29, 2017

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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

  • 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!


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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