Melrose B'nai Israel Emanu-El

The Little Shul with the Big Heart

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

Welcome to Melrose B'nai Israel Emanu-El


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!”

Special Selichot Program – Saturday, September 16

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Join Our Little Shul

Membership flyer

Selichot:  Saturday Night, September 16: 8pm

For Heaven's Sake
Two good friends talk about the "big questions in life".

Rabbis Sandy Sasso and Charles S. Sherman

See poster: Selihot 2017

Barbecue Dinner to Welcome David Seltzer to our
Baal Tefila Team

Friday, August 25, 6pm

RSVP with payment ($25. per person) by August 21

Sign Up - Barbecue 8-17

High Holidays are fast approaching.
Rosh Hashanah begins the evening of
Wednesday, September 20

Candle Lighting Times and Readings

Our Members in the News:

Holocaust survivor Ernie Gross sends message of determination and hope to students at Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy.  Read the full article online


The Shofar is Calling You!


Shofar is our MBIEE printed newsletter that is mailed to all members six times per year to keep them up to date with all of the exciting news and events happening at our synagogue! More information on The Shofar

Be a Lifelong Learner

MBIEE offers engaging and educational programs to the community.

Whether you’re looking to learn or share, we have a great line up of adult learning programs throughout the year. 

Learning opportunities include Scholar-in-Residence, impactful and timely speakers, lunch & learns, book clubs, and much more!

Help with planning: