Bucks County is home to the third-largest Jewish community in the state of Pennsylvania. This area is experiencing constant growth as neighborhoods become small towns and small towns become cities. Spanning from Yardley in the east to Doylestown in the west, New Hope in the north and Levittown in the south, over 46,000 Jews call Bucks County home. There are 16 synagogues and organizations throughout Bucks County serving conservative, orthodox, reconstructionist, and reform denominations.
Bux-Mont is a fast-growing suburban segment of the Jewish community of Greater Philadelphia. The region includes the northeastern part of Montgomery County as well as adjacent southwestern Bucks County, with major population centers in Blue Bell, Fort Washington, Plymouth Meeting, Ambler, Dresher, Jenkintown and Warminster.
The Center City region is home to a network of communities representing the diversity of Jewish life in urban Philadelphia. As a hub for Jewish life, Center City synagogues and organizations work to strengthen individual and communal connections by creating both accessible entry points and in-depth opportunities to grow.
The Chester County region has been an active force in maintaining a strong Jewish community for those who have migrated from urban Philadelphia. More than 26,000 Jews live in the area and support the eight synagogues and Jewish organizations therein.
Delaware County, south and west of Philadelphia, hosts four synagogues affiliated with the conservative, reform and reconstructionist movements, a senior living community, Chabad, and a community based Jewish learning project serving over 26,000 Jews.
In Lower Merion you can find everything, within an easy commute (never more than seven miles), from reform to orthodox congregations, intimate to spacious buildings and many options in between. The region is comprised of over 15,000 Jews and 14 synagogues and organizations.
Northeast Philadelphia hosts a vibrant Jewish community including many Orthodox synagogues, two Conservative synagogues, Kosher restaurants and shops, a day school, a community center and much more.
Old York Road
The Old York Road corridor includes the people and institutions along Old York Road (Route 611) of Cheltenham Township, Jenkintown Borough and Abington Township and its neighbors. Over 25,000 Jews support the 12 synagogues and organizations.