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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Adult Learning

Hebrew Reading Class 

Would you, or someone you know, like to strengthen your Hebrew reading, to enable you to participate in holiday and Shabbat Services?  Please contact Millie Brooks or the MBIEE office for more information or to sign up.

 Upcoming Events – Stay tuned… 
Second Sundays with Rabbi Charles Sherman, as he presents “The Genius of the Jewish Joke”
Sunday, October 11 at 10:00 a.m.
Sunday, November 8 at 10:00 a.m.
Sunday, December 13 at 10:00 a.m.
Monday, November 9 at 7:30 p.m.
Our own Gunther Kirchheimer will share his experiences during WWII as a child in the Chaban orphanage. He will introduce the movie, “The Children of Chabannes” and talk about how the people in the tiny village helped to save his life, along with 400 other Jewish refugee children.
Documentary film to follow.
Tuesday, November 17 at 7:30 p.m.
MBIEE Welcomes Director & Producer Laurel Fairworth who will speak and show her documentary film about Ayalon the secret bullet factory in Israel from 1947 to 1949.
Documentary film to follow.
Sunday, November 29 at 10:00 a.m.
MBIEE welcomes Exponent Editor Joshua Runyan.
Recently the Exponent did more than just report on the news, they madenews when they  layed off the entire Philadelphia Editorial staff.
Josh Runyan will speak about the recent changes and why he is “bullish” on the future of the Jewish Exponent.
Sunday, December 6 at 1:00 p.m.
Joseph Puder from the “Stand with Us” Israeli Advocacy Group Speaks about how to combat the BDS (“Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) movement and their global economic and political campaign against Israel.
Speaking will be Stand with Us Executive Director Joseph Pruder, Assistant Director Fern Hassan and Campus Coordinator Ben Brownstein.
The BDS movement is particularly active on College campuses, and anyone who has children, grandchildren, and friends or relatives on campus is particularly encouraged to attend.