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 small, haimish, traditional, egalitarian 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 are a United Synagogue for Conservative Judaism (USCJ) congregation

We invite you to join our warm and welcoming community: The Little Shul with a BIG Heart!

February 26, March 19, April 16 – Civil Rights Tours of Greater Philadelphia – Sign up for one, two, or all three parts as we explore our history and learn for our future. Please click this link for further details and registration:
MBIEE Sisterhood successfully defended it's 2019 title this past Wednesday Evening when a table Filled with Sisterhood members and supporters  competed in the 2023 Team Bingo event of the Mid-Atlantic Region of Women's League for Conservative Judaism.
The prize, the coveted Mathilde Cup, named for the wife of Solomon Schechter, Mathilde Roth Schechter, the founder of Women's League.
For the 2nd time in succession, MBIEE Sisterhood came in the first place winners!
Mazel Tov and Yasher Koach to our Sisterhood and it's Bingo Team Winners!!!


Sylvia C. Cohen Book Club April 18.2023

The Mitzvah Food Pantry is gratefully accepting donations of kosher non-perishable food or food gift cards of any denomination to local grocery stores. Please drop off your food in the box in our synagogue lobby. For gift card donations, please place them in a sealed envelope labeled “Food Pantry” and leave them in the synagogue office. Email Carol Weinbaum or call the synagogue office for more information.

Wine Orders
Call the office with your order and
we will put them together for your pick up.
It's always the right time to buy your wine needs.
Sorry, not all wines are still available.

DAILY MINYAN - On Zoom - See Event Listing


In Person and online on YouTube

In order to strengthen attendance for our Mincha, Maariv, and Havdallah services, we are expanding the opportunity to the Congregation by providing a Zoom Experience
This service will no longer be face to face, but solely on a Zoom platform. 
See the event listing for link.


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Candle Lighting Times and Readings

Upcoming Events

20 Mar
20 Mar 23
21 Mar
21 Mar 23
22 Mar
22 Mar 23
23 Mar
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24 Mar
24 Mar 23
25 Mar
25 Mar 23
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27 Mar 23
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28 Mar 23
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30 Mar
30 Mar 23
31 Mar
31 Mar 23


Support a Minyan

Check the Event Listing for the Zoom Link
Sunday 9:00 a.m.
Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.