Welcome to Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation

  • CHIdush: Honing the Skill of Innovation 

    JRC has been chosen as one of nine pioneering synagogues to participate in the program CHIdush: a program to help synagogue schools create compelling educational experiences. Read More

  • Exploring Shabbat Liturgy Through a Reconstructionist Lens

    What do the words in the prayerbook mean, and why do we say them? Rabbi Rachel Weiss will guide us through our siddur, exploring what stayed in, what was taken out, why, and what’s next. 

    REGISTER HERE 

    Photo by: Ravi Ganapathy

  • See all of the heartfelt messages of congratulations to Rabbi Weiss from well wishers and JRC congregates on the Installation Digital Tribute Board. 

  • JRC's Annual Tu B'Shvat Seder 

    Learn about the Jewish relationship to the environment in a casual, all ages, interactive musical celebration of Tu B'Shvat (also known as the birthday for trees).

    Register here

  • Preschool, Plus

    Looking for a NAEYC-accredited preschool imbued with Jewish values and programming for your entire family?

    Register for the 2016-17 school year>

Upcoming Events

Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 9:00am
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 10:00am
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 5:00pm

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Welcome Home, Rabbi Weiss!

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Meet our new rabbi Rachel Weiss.

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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.

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