Resource List

Sheitel service
Salon Elana
129 Upland Terrace, Bala
(610) 812-7220

Aliya Shaw   267-625-9420

Clothing for Women and Girls
Jody’s Collection-Women and girls

2 N. Highland

Cleaning Ladies

Ask around to other families, many people share. Services offer whole home cleaning for fixed price but usually more expensive etc.

Orna Tusia-(610)952-7268
Shoshi Cohen- (610) 896-1980

Yehudis Rivka (650)580-2941

Katie (does pick up and drop off for a few extra dollars) 347-247-5320

Food shopping

Gentiles Market- Fruits and Veggies as well as cholov yisroel milk with Kreider Farm label(need to make sure the milk has hebrew letter of the hebrew date to indicate mashgiach there at milking, most of the time its there)

Giant – Full line of Kosher groceries, including Cholov Yisrael dairy, meat, fish and pas Yisrael bakery (watch out for dairy  non-CY baked goods)

Produce Junction-Broomall and Philly locations for eggs, fruits and vegetables

House of Kosher-full service grocery store in the NE, including Sushi, Pizza, baked goods, catering…they do deliver, see their website

Acme – large kosher section, david eliot chickens and chk meat, kosher fish and bakery

Trader Joe’s

Farmer’s Market near Trader Joe’s has chalav Yisrael milk, cream, an half & half at the “Amish” stand

Costco – chalav Yisrael shredded cheese and cheese slices only in King of Prussia branch. Many kosher items and seasonal too.

[NPGS(kollel store in lakewood) – 3 locations – 231 Main St./2080 W.County Line Rd./152 James Street and Bingo-Lakewood]

Shalom Pizza
NY Bagels*
C&R Tavern

Zagefen (dairy)

Star of David
Espresso Cafe (Northeast)
Palace Royal (Northeast)
Cherry grill – Chinese (Cherry Hill, NJ)

Baked goods
Best Cake Bakery (only has pareve)

Giant Kosher Bakery

Acme Kosher Bakery

Rolling Bakery-Elkins Park

Wine, Judaica
Jack Levin-corner of Old Lancaster and Sycamore 610-203-6175, will deliver
Bala Judaica

Lankenau Hospital-has a SHABBOS room with kosher food. Lankenua has a kosher menu (not all dairy is cholov yisroel) for all inpatients
Delaware County Memorial Hospital
Bryn Mawr Hospital (children’s ER!!)
CHOP – Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

OB/GYN Practices
Women for Women
Womenwise Midwifery
The Birthing Center (Bryn Mawr)
The Birthing Center at Penn

Advocare Mainline Pediatrics (Dr. Mindy Rosenblum) -(610) 642 9200
CHOP care in Roxboro – It’s about a 20 minute drive, but we really like them.
CHOP in Bryn Mawr


Kids Grins Pa-484-451-8800 301 West Chester Pk

Eaglecrest Pediatric Dentists (484)454-3568
Broomall Pediatric Dentistry (484)454-3230

General Dentists
Dr. Andrew Rosenfeld- (215) 473-7717
Dr. Mindy Benjamini (484) 278-4737

General Practitioners for Adults
Dr. Gary Gilman-lankenau medical office building (online appointments too!)
Dr. Michele Hirsch- On E. Lancanster

Electrolysis and Ear Piercing
Wynnewood Salon on Manoa Rd, Emily Jones- (610) 896-6183

Tablecloths-Mrs. Rachel Bieberfeld
Bikur Cholim of Philadelphia-Malki Schwartz 215-805-8668
Maxwell Taxi Service for shabbos-code 613-
Costume Gmach – Check the LMS listserv a few weeks before Purim for location.
Bridal Gmach – Call Orna (see dressmaker section above)
Beth Hamedrosh children’s and adult clothing
Baby and toddler clothing and equipment, for donations or requests 610 667 9854

LMS Listserv
Go to to sign up. Great place to get rid of moving boxes or to tap into general philadelphia jewish community for jobs/buying/selling/babysisters etc

Jewish Lending Library
Lieba Bauminger on Stoneway Ave (718)909-7712

Mrs. Helig at the Yeshiva (215)877-1389

Local Schools:

Cheder Chabad of Philadelphia

Caskey Torah Academy


Kosloff Torah Academy (Girls’ High School in Bala_

Kohelet Yeshiva and Lab School

Gan Chabad Montesorri Preschool


Chabad of Penn Wynne-(610)529-9011

Beth Hamedrosh-(610)642-6444 (daily (6:30/6:40 shachris (depends on laining) mincha/maariv check ( sunday 8am shachris.

Chabad of The Mainline daily see website. Sunday 8:30am

Lower Merion Synagogue multiple minyanim daily see their website

Kollel-several daily Minyanim in Bala


Women/Men/Kailim: Lower Merion Community Mikvah 484-808-5626 – 111 Union Avenue, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

(women) Chabad of Cherry Hill-make appt at least 48 hrs before

(women) Chabad of Delaware

Keilim – can use local streams for keilim when it has not rained. Otherwise need to wait for 3 clear days to use stream. (example powder mills and remington road easy access near playground to stream.