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

Sisterhood Torah Fund Brunch, Sunday May 17 at 11:30am. Join us as we honor Sylvia Cohen, our Woman of Achievement, and the important work of the Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS).

 Tikkun Layl Shavuot - Torah for the Mind, Body and Soul, Saturday evening May 23, at 7:00pm. We will be studying all night long at Perelman Jewish Day School, Forman Center, with very creative programming as well as a special children's program for the holiday.

Join us for Shavuot Services at MBIEE, May 24-25 at 9:30am each morning.  Yizkor and Memorial Services will also be included on May 25.

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!