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Rabbi Evan Moffic
Rabbi Evan Moffic joined Congregation Solel in July 2009 at age 31, after serving three years at Chicago Sinai Congregation. He graduated with high honors from Stanford University in 2000 with a major in history and a senior thesis on Louis Brandeis and the American Zionist movement. He is one of the country’s youngest senior rabbis in the Reform Movement.
He has been a guest lecturer at numerous Jewish centers and synagogues around the country and invited to speak to a variety of interfaith groups. His scholarly works have been published in a wide range of journals, newspapers and magazines. Read his sermons, Ten Minutes of Torah commentaries and Torah reflections.
Rabbi Moffic is married to Rabbi Arielle Poster Moffic, who is the Director of InterfaithFamily / Chicago. They are the proud parents of two children, Hannah (2007) and Tamir (2009).
A Message From Rabbi Moffic
“Solel is a Hebrew word meaning ‘pathfinder,’ and our congregation is one that seeks to respect and engage members of our community on their paths to Jewish life. Among our core values are a welcoming of diversity, a love of learning, informal and joy-filled worship, and a commitment to social justice in our community and in our world.
"We have a large geographic footprint across the Chicago area, drawing congregants from the city, North Shore and Northwest suburbs. At the same time, we maintain a size that allows our members to get to know one another and worship together on the High Holy Days.
"We have a strong commitment to interfaith couples, their children and extended families; we offer support, learning and a place to feel at home. Our Religious School offers programs for children of all ages, and we have an outstanding array of adult learning classes and activities. As our first Rabbi, Arnold Wolf, put it: ‘Learning isn’t everything. It is, profoundly, the only thing.’
"We are a growing home for all who seek a connection to Jewish life. To get acquainted or learn more, I encourage you to contact me any time.”
Email Rabbi Moffic or call 847-433-3555.