Melrose B'nai Israel Emanu-El

The Little Shul with the Big Heart

8339 Old York Road , Elkins Park, Pennsylvania 19027
Phone: 215-635-1505 | Email:

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Melrose B’nai Israel Emanu-El is the unique, haimish, traditional egalitarian, small congregation that extends warmth and welcomes a range of diverse ideas so that people of all ages will know they are valued, participate and feel spiritually uplifted.

We invite you to join our warm and welcoming community, and get to know “the Little Shul with a BIG Heart!”

What’s New

Minyanaire Shabbat, Saturday May 2. Join us as we honor all of the dedicated people who attend and ensure we have a minyan every day of the year.  Special recognition also goes to our Minyanaire of the year for 2015, Tom Blue.

Meet and Greet one of our Rabbinic Candidates, Sunday May 3 from 4:00-8:00PM.  Get to know Rabbi Lawrence Troster  a little better and have a chance to ask questions at our Open House event for all MBIEE members and families.

Be included in our annual Sisterhood Shabbat, Saturday May 9.  You are invited to share a special role in this beautiful event that honors the women of MBIEE, and the many mitzvot of our Sisterhood all year round!

Save the Date – May 31: Rabbi Addison’s Retirement Gala

Join us for a festive evening as we honor Rabbi Howard A. Addison on his forty years on the pulpit and ten years serving MBIEE.  Be sure to RSVP to the MBIEE office by May 21.

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The Shofar is Calling You!

Be sure to read the most updated MBIEE Shofar Newsletter to stay up to date with all of the exciting news and events happening at our synagogue!