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The Reconstructionist Rabbinical College is the sole seminary of the Reconstructionist movement. Founded in 1968 to serve the Jewish people and the wider world, RRC is dedicated to teaching Judaism as an evolving religious civilization and to engaging with the riches of Jewish tradition to create meaning, connect to the sacred and bring individuals and communities to greater love, justice and peace.

Social Justice Organizing

We teach rabbinical students the practical skills and theological background to create a more socially just, environmentally sustainable and spiritually fulfilling society. Learn more 

Multifaith Studies

We have long pioneered multifaith learning. It is crucial in today’s world that rabbis have the tools to build relationships and alliances with other religious communities. Learn more 


Becoming a rabbi entails many kinds of growth. Our Spiritual Direction program cultivates an experiential faith that accompanies students as they discern the way the divine emerges uniquely for each person. Learn more 

What kind of rabbi do you want to be?

Becoming a rabbi is a process that encompasses deep intellectual, spiritual and professional growth. As part of a close-knit and deeply engaged community, you’ll become steeped in Jewish texts, history, ritual, and practice, while gaining a wide range of skills through immersive field experience. Upon graduation, you will be ready to serve the Jewish people as a rabbi — deeply rooted in the richness of Jewish tradition and responsive to the experiences, needs and aspirations of evolving Jewish communities. We invite you to be part of a generation of rabbis who truly meet people where they are.

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Learn more about our partner organization, the Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association, the professional association of Reconstructionist Rabbis.

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You Should Know …. Rabbi Alex Weissman

Rabbi Alex Weissman remembers walking into the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College in Wyncote for the first time. It was November 2010, and he was a 27-year-old Tufts University graduate who had held a few jobs with community and service-minded organizations, like the Center for HIV/AIDS Educational Studies & Training in New York City.

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‘What It Means to Be Human in an Algorithmized World’

Legal scholar, philosopher and policy analyst Nathalie Smuha spends a lot of time thinking, writing and advising about artificial intelligence. Namely, Smuha believes that society’s increasing reliance on algorithms presents pressing legal and moral questions — and governments, corporations and citizens are not paying enough attention.

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Reconstructing Judaism: the central organization of the groundbreaking, always-evolving Reconstructionist movement. We help build thriving Jewish communities, empower individuals to lead lives of deeper meaning and purpose, train rabbis who make a difference, and work to bring about a more just and sustainable world.

Ritualwell is the most extensive online resource curating original, progressive Jewish rituals. We foster a supportive online community for those seeking to make Jewish practice their own.

Evolve: Groundbreaking Jewish Conversations is a multimedia project highlighting the most cutting-edge thinking in the Reconstructionist movement and wider Jewish world. Through essays, podcasts, and web conversations, Evolve models nuanced dialogue and respectful disagreement while probing urgent questions.

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