Rabbi Evan Moffic

The spiritual leader of Congregation Solel in suburban Chicago and the author of three books for people of all faiths.

Evan Moffic is the Rabbi of Congregation Solel in Highland Park, IL, a community of 500 families on the North Shore of Chicago. He graduated from Stanford University in 2000 and was ordained by Hebrew Union College in 2006. He appears regularly on CNN and Fox News and writes for the Huffington Post, Beliefnet and his blog at His books have been featured in the Washington Post, the Chicago Tribune and Publishers Weekly. His first book, Words of Wisdom: From the Torah to Today, is a spiritual introduction to Judaism. His second book,What Every Christian Needs to Know About Passover, makes Passover come alive today for people of all faiths. His most recent book tells the Jewish story of Jesus, restoring Jesus to his original first century Jewish context. It is entitled What Every Christian Needs to Know About the Jewishness ofJesus.