The Old York Road Corridor is home to a Jewishly diverse, warm, close knit community with many options to engage.
ABOUT OLD YORK ROAD KEHILLAH
The OYR Kehillah includes the people and institutions along Old York Road (Route 611) of Cheltenham, Jenkintown, Abington, Huntingdon Valley and beyond. Over 25,000 Jews support this neighborhood.
Meet Kim Decker at Roling’s Bakery
Friday, September 23 & Sunday, September 25 | 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
7848 Montgomery Ave Elkins Park
Meet and catch up with Old York Road before the High Holidays start. Learn about what is going on in your neighborhood, including resources, events and more. There will be a chance to win a $36 gift card to Roling’s Bakery to get something that will start the new year off sweet.
We want to hear from you!
LEARN ABOUT THE OLD YORK ROAD CORRIDOR
In early 2020 Jewish Federation released our once-in-a-decade population study. Click here for a recording of a presentation about what this study revealed about the Jewish community of Old York Road. To learn more about all population study findings, visit www.communityportrait.org.
Do you want to get more involved? We would love to have your volunteer energy! Contact Kim Decker at oldyorkroad@kehillah.
IN THE NEWS
Click below to see what our community’s been up to:
- Source of Relief: Jewish Federation and Old York Road Kehillah Organize COVID-19 Testing Clinic
- The Kehillah Corner: Meet Kim Decker of Old York Road
- Vaccinated In The Same Synagogue Where We Were Married 58 Years Ago: Inside Our Vaccine Clinic
- Saving the World One Shot at a Time: The Jewish Federation Organizes Vaccine Clinic
- Why Young Jews Are Flocking to Farming
- Jewish Philly Celebrates Shavuot Online
- Getting Ready To Celebrate Israel72
- Kehillah Fall Sunday Soccer Coaches Train With Eastern Penn. Youth Soccer
- Soccer League Creates Bonds in Elkins Park
- Synagogues of Old York Road Donate Ambulance
Old York Road KEHILLAH SYNAGOGUES AND ORGANIZATIONS
To ensure a vibrant Jewish community in our area, the OYR Kehillah partners with a diverse group of Jewish institutions.
- Abramson Senior Care
- Americans for Ben-Gurion University
- Beth Sholom Congregation
- Chabad Israeli Center
- Chabad Lubavitch Jewish Center of Abington
- Congregation Adath Jeshurun
- Congregation Kol Ami
- Forman Center Perelman Jewish Day School
- Federation Early Learning Center Gutman Center Elkins Park
- Gratz Academy
- Gratz College
- Hebrew Free Loan Society
- Holocaust Awareness and Education Center
- Jewish Genealogical and Archival Society of Greater Philadelphia
- Jewish Learning Venture
- JJBL Junior Jewish Basketball League
- Kehillah Fall Sunday Soccer
- Kleinlife Active Adult Life in Montgomery County
- Melrose B’nai Israel Emanu-El
- Mesivta Yesodei Yisroel of Elkins Park
- Mikveh of Elkins Park
- Mizrach USY
- Moving Traditions
- Old York Road Temple-Beth Am
- OROT Program
- Ramah Day Camp
- Reconstructing Judaism
- Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel
- Roling’s Bakery
- Samuel Green House/Federation Housing
- Victor Center/Einstein Hospital
- Young Israel of Elkins Park