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Location and Directions
Melrose B’nai Israel Emanu-El
8339 Old York Road
Elkins Park, Pennsylvania 19027
Our synagogue is adjacent to Congregation Keneseth Israel in Elkins Park, with the entry to a shared parking lot for both congregations from either Old York Road or Meetinghouse Road.
(US Route 611/Old York Road & PA Route 73/Township Line Road) in Elkins Park, PA.
1. For personalized directions, click HERE.
2. From Center City Philadelphia and Points South of Elkins Park:
Via Broad Street: Take Broad Street NORTH to Route 611, Old York Road. Continue on Old York Road for approximately 3 miles. MBIEE is on the right side at the corner of Old York Road and Meetinghouse Road. If you went past the entrance from Meetinghouse Road, turn right on Old York Road for another entrance into the parking lot.
Via I-95: Take I-95 NORTH, get off at the Cottman Street exit. Take Cottman Street WEST, Route 73, for approximately 6 miles. Make a left hand turn onto Old York Road (Route 611), then another left onto Meetinghouse Road, then an immediate left into the parking lot.
3. From New York, New Jersey or Points Northeast of Elkins Park:
Take the New Jersey Turnpike SOUTH to Exit 6, Pennsylvania Turnpike. Take Pennsylvania Turnpike WEST to Exit 343, Willow Grove. This is Route 611. Take Route 611 SOUTH for approximately 6 miles into Elkins Park. MBIEE is located on your left side at the corner of Old York Road and Meetinghouse Road. Turn left on Meetinghouse Road and an immediate left into the parking lot.
4. From Delaware:
Take I-95 NORTH to I-76 WEST (Schuylkill Expressway) across George Platt Bridge. Continue on I-76 WEST well past Center City Philadelphia, to Route 1 NORTH (Roosevelt Expressway). Follow Route 1 NORTH to Broad Street exit. Turn left at the second traffic signal to get onto Broad Street NORTH. Then follow instructions above: “Via Broad Street”.
5. From Cherry Hill, NJ or Northeast Philadelphia:
Take Route 73W over Tacony Palmyra Bridge (on Pennsylvania side you will be on Levick Street). Continue West on Levick Street to Oxford Avenue (Rt. 232). Turn right (Rite Aid on corner, Merit Station on left corner) to Cottman Avenue (Rt. 73). Turn left on Cottman Avenue, which will become Township Line. Continue West on Township Line for 3-4 miles. Make a left hand turn onto Old York Road (Route 611), then another left onto Meetinghouse Road, then an immediate left into the Temple parking lot.