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
Web: 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@jrc-evanston.org
Web: http://www.jrc-evanston.org
Contact: Sharon Diaz, Executive Director

A congregation known for its joyful spirituality, intellectual curiosity, inclusivity, and deep commitment to social justice.

Shir Hadash Reconstructionist Synagogue

200 W. Dundee Road
Wheeling, IL 60090
Phone: (847) 498-8218
Fax: (847) 947-2937
Email: admin@shir-hadash.org
Web: http://www.shir-hadash.org
Contact: Julie Wellisch, Administrator

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.

What's New in the Guide

TRAINING FOR PROFESSIONALS

• Early childhood education 

• Internship program for social work and psychology

• Pharmacy Technician Training 

• Janitorial Training program

COMMUNITY EDUCATION AND SUPPORT

• Recovery from addiction and substance abuse prevention 

• Adoption and infertility 

• Support during illness, grief and loss

• Domestic violence 

• Sexual abuse prevention 

• Connections to counseling, education and prevention services through synagogue partnerships 

PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES AND THEIR FAMILIES

• Community-based group living 

• Support and assistance for independent living 

• Home-based waiver for children and adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities 

• Specialized recreational camp for children and teens atCamp Firefly

• Job training and customized employment opportunities 

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