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Community Shabbaton @ JRC

Friday, March 1, 2024 - 7:00 pm EST
 – Saturday, March 2, 2024 - 4:00 pm EST

All programming is taking place at Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation (JRC)
303 Dodge Avenue, Evanston IL

Friday, March 1: Welcoming Shabbat with Joy!

7 p.m. Kabbalat Shabbat Services led by Rabbi Rachel Weiss, Cantor Howard Friedland and Rabbi Sandra Lawson,  Inaugural Director of Racial Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Reconstructing Judaism

8:15 p.m. Festive Oneg and Community Program

Saturday, March 2nd: Shabbat in Song, Study and Connection

9:30 a.m. Kehillah Chodesh Shabbat for JRC Families: Rabbi Sandra and Rabbi Rachel lead our family services and adult learning

10 a.m. Minyan Service – Led by Rabbi Zack Weiner, with Dvar Torah Discussion

12 p.m. Community Oneg Potluck Lunch

1 p.m.
A Taste of Reconstructionist Learning – featuring singing, learning sessions, and text study with Chicago-area Reconstructionist Rabbis

2:30 p.m. A Taste of RRC- with Rabbi Melissa Heller, Director of Admissions and Recruitment at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College and our RRC alums- come learn about our program and community

4 p.m. Ice Cream Social and Havdalah for BIPOC Jews and their families with Rabbi Sandra

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