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:

Shofar Newsletter

Our printed newsletter is published and mailed to the homes of congregants six times per year, and shares articles about our most recent and upcoming events, insightful messages from our clergy as well as highlights and stories from congregation members.

Click below to download and view the pdf version of our most recent and past issues.

The Shofar – April 2020, Volume LXI, Number 4

The Shofar – January 2020, Volume LXI, Number 3

The Shofar – November 2019, Volume LXI, Number 2

The Shofar – September 2019, Volume LXI, Number 1

The Shofar – June 2019, Voume LX, Number 6

The Shofar – April 2019, Volume LX, Number 5

The Shofar – March 2019, Volume LX, Number 4

The Shofar – January 2019, Volume LX, Number 3

The Shofar – November 2018, Volume LX, Number 2

The Shofar – September 2018, Volume LX, Number  1

The Shofar – July 2018, Volume LIX, Number 8

The Shofar – May 2018, Volume LIX, Number 7

The Shofar – March-April 2018, Volume LIX, Number 6

The Shofar – January-February 2018, Volume LIX, Number 5

The Shofar – September-October  2017, Volume LIX, Number 4

The Shofar – July August  2017, Volume LIX, Number 3

We invite congregants to write and contribute articles for upcoming issues of the Shofar,  all submissions must be electronic and can be an attached word processed file or the typed body of an email. Digital photos are welcome.  Please send submissions to

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 Publication errors and mistakes
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