About Us

Mission Statement

Where community is at our core

Where Jewish living is creative, inclusive, joyful and intergenerational

Where children are nurtured and treasured

Where we reach out beyond our congregation to help improve the world

Where “member2member” is the...


The Reconstructionist Synagogue of the North Shore (RSNS) was founded in the late 1950s by a group of families looking to form a committed and caring community based on the tenets of Reconstructionist Judaism and issues of social concern. The cong...

Reconstructing Judaism

RSNS is helping repair the world with  Reconstructing Judaism, the central organization of the Reconstructionist movement. We train the next generation of rabbis, support and uplift congregations and  havurot, foster emerging expressions of J...

Clergy & Professional Staff


  Rabbi Lee Friedlander   rabbilee@rsns.org

Rabbi Lee takes an active role in all aspects of the congregation. Equally at home in his weekly sixth grade Synagogue School class as he is in one of his bi-weekly seminars and Shabbat on the bima,...

Officers, Trustees, & Committee Chairs

Officers & Trustees

Co-Presidents - Dan Rabinowitz & Susan Liberstein

Vice Presidents - Judy Bieber, Karen Unger-Belfer, Terry Wolff, Alex Eule

Recording Secretary - Matt Horowitz

Corresponding Secretary - Susan Hicks

Treasurer - Ira Ginsburg


Contact Us

Rabbi Lee Friedlander –rabbilee@rsns.org

Rabbi Jodie Siff – rabbijodie@rsns.org

Cantor Eric Schulmiller – cantoreric@rsns.org

Liza Wilson, Executive Director – executivedirector@rsns.org

Lisa Erkus & Sara Rubin, Gan Shalom Nursery Scho...