Reconstructionist Congregations/Synagogues

* Listings with an asterisk are part of the JUF/JF partnership of agencies serving the Chicago and worldwide Jewish community.

Ezra-Habonim, The Niles Township Jewish Congregation

4500 Dempster Street
Skokie
IL
60076
Phone: (847) 675-4141
Fax: (847) 675-0327
Email: office@ehnt.org
URL: http://www.ehnt.org
Contact: Rabbi Jeffrey Weill

Conservative and Reconstructionist congregation.

Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation

303 Dodge Ave.
Evanston
IL
60202-3252
Phone: (847) 328-7678
Fax: (847) 328-2298
Email: info@jrctogether.org
URL: http://jrctogether.org
Contact: Micky Baer, Executive Director

JRC is a diverse, participatory, and sacred community dedicated to a daring, deeply-rooted Judaism. Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation is known for its cutting-edge approach to creating Jewish Community. Our congregation is imbued with joyful spirituality, intellectual curiosity, inclusivity, and deep commitment to social justice. The heart of JRC is our diverse group of members, who find connection and meaning in our?rituals,?services,?vast Jewish learning experiences,?community events, and abounding opportunities to make lifelong friends. For more information, please visit our website at jrctogether.org. For information on becoming a member of the congregation email JRC?s Executive Director, Micky Baer at mbaer@jrctogether.org . 

Shir Hadash Reconstructionist Synagogue

200 W. Dundee Road
Wheeling
IL
60090
Phone: 847-498-8218
Email: admin@shir-hadash.org
URL: http://www.shir-hadash.org
Contact: Beth Dunn, Office Manager

Welcomes singles, couples, families, interfaith and LGBT families. Celebrates the Jewish faith through creative worship, social action, music, arts, dance, and drama. Offers religious school, bar mitzvah and bat mitzvah services, teen program, adult programming.

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