The Lower Merion Kehillah is a vibrant alliance of Jewish organizations, synagogues, community volunteers and representatives located outside Philadelphia, in the Main Line district.

Kehillah means community, and it is the goal of the Lower Merion Kehillah to create inspired Jewish connections, programming and diverse offerings for anyone that wants to engage. There is something for everyone in Lower Merion!

For more information about the Lower Merion neighborhood programs, reach out to Noah Schoenberg at lowermerion@jewishphilly.org.

About the Lower Merion Kehillah

As part of the Jewish Federation, the Lower Merion Kehillah:

  • Serves individuals and families both connected to organized Jewish institutions and those who are underserved or disconnected
  • Strengthens relationships among institutions and synagogues within the community
  • Creates a pipeline of communication and leadership development from a grassroots level to the work of the Jewish Federation


There are engaging opportunities, such as events, volunteering and educational programs, happening all the time in the Lower Merion Kehillah. To see ways to connect with your community, click here.

Have an event of your own? Submit your event here


Our participating organizations include synagogues and congregations, cultural, educational, and nonprofit initiatives. The participating institutions are known as the coalition. Our geographic region stretches from Wynnewood to Wayne, and everything in between.

Kehillah of Lower Merion offers a slate of communal gatherings including holiday programming, social action/mitzvah work and philanthropic opportunities to its constituents.

Recent examples include a community Selichot program, Our Closet In Your Neighborhood through JFCS and a rally for Israel at the Kaiserman JCC. We also hold regular coalition meetings for our organizational representatives.

Get in touch with us to find out more about the Lower Merion Kehillah! We’d love to hear from you.




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