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 & Staff


  Rabbi Lee Friedlander rabbilee@rsns.org

“In the normal experience of Jewish life, belonging takes precedence over believing…” Mordecai M. Kaplan

Connecting people to one another and to the culture and history, and the folkways and cus...

Officers, Trustees, & Committee Chairs

Officers & Trustees


President - Susan Liberstein

Executive Vice President - Bob Schwartz

Vice Presidents - Alex Eule, Eric Schaffer, Lynn Singband, and Karen Unger-Belfer

Recording Secretary - Alan Ederer

Corresponding Secretary - Susan Hi...

Contact Us

Rabbi Lee Friedlander –rabbilee@rsns.org

Rabbi Jodie Siff – rabbijodie@rsns.org

Cantor Eric Schulmiller – cantoreric@rsns.org

Liza Wilson, Executive Directorexecutivedirector@rsns.org

Rebecca Hirschwerk, Director of Congregational E...