Welcome to Joliet Jewish Congregation

serving Will County and surrounding communities.

We are an unaffiliated traditional synagogue mixing Reform and Conservative ideology. We welcome all families of the Jewish faith as well as families where a spouse is not a member of the Jewish faith.

Current News & Announcements

High Holidays:

Plan on joining us for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Services

October 2nd – Erev Rosh Hashanah

October 3rd and 4th – Rosh Hashanah Services

October 11th – Kol Nidre

October 12th – Yom Kippur Services / Break the Fast

If you are not a temple member you may purchase a ticket for attendance at the cost of $100 per holiday.  Please contact (815) 741-4600 for more information.

Spaghetti Dinner:

The Spaghetti Dinner Silent Auction is Sunday, November 6, 2016.  The Joliet Jewish Congregation needs donations for the auction, please.

 Do you know local merchants who would donate items or services for this event?  Would you be interested in donating something to your synagogue for the silent auction?

 Any new or gently used items (vintage/antique) that can stand alone or be put into a gift basket with other items are essential: gift certificates from hair salons, museums, restaurants, spas, florists, photography studios, wineries. . . antiques, crafts, fine jewelry. . . gift baskets with specific themes, candles, pet items, children’s toys/items, fine home décor, electronic or sports items, tickets to sporting events (Joliet Slammers, for example), autographed goods, and the like.  Be a mensch and greatly help us out, won’t you?  Please, no used items unless antiques and/or in great condition.  Items may be dropped off at Joliet Jewish Congregation.  Please remember to put your name and amount item is worth on the donation.  Please email me at k9srfine@aim.com or ring me at 815-830-9194, if needed.  Thank you for supporting our synagogue!  ~Amanda

Gift Shop:

Do not forget our lovely gift shop when you are in need of a gift or treating yourself! Our shop has gone through many changes & may look quite different from the last time you visited. We have many new items, which include Judaica, jewelry, mezuzah/scroll, head covers, pet toys, items for children, books, household items, & much more! Please contact Randi McCauley to visit our shop & help support your synagogue.


Upcoming Events

Meet the Rabbi

Our Rabbi is Charles Rubovits.  His office hours are 10:00am – 2:00pm Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. (calling ahead is appreciated).