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
(215)500-8707

2 N. Highland

Cleaning Ladies

Ask around to other families, many people share. (10-20 an hour, depend on how many hours a week.) Services offer whole home cleaning for fixed price but usually more expensive etc.

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

Yehudis Rivka (650)580-2941 rivka.volkov@yahoo.com

Katie (does pick up and drop off for a few extra dollars)

347-247-5320

Food shopping

Gentiles – produce, cholov yisroel milk (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 – Kreider Farms milk)

Giant – Cholov Yisrael dairy, meat, and pas Yisrael bakery (look out for dairy baked goods)

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

Kosher foods and more – order by phone/email and they deliver (that’s the only way to shop there!) see their website for the products they carry

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

Giant – large kosher, shor habor meat (can also order), kosher fish and some parave bakery

Shoprite (general shopping, not for ‘kosher’ stuff)

Aldi
Trader Joe’s

House of Kosher-full service kosher grocery and catering and takeout (about 50min drive)

(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

Restaurants
Shalom Pizza
NY Bagels*
C&R Tavern
Star of David
Mama’s Vegetarian-Downtown
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

Pharmacies
Gold’s pharmacy on Haverford

Hospitals
Lankenau Hospital
Delaware County Memorial Hospital
Bryn Mawr Hospital (children’s ER!!)
CHOP – Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

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

Pediatricians
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

Dentists

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

Electrician
Dean Speck-(610) 662-6333

Gmach’s
Tablecloths-Mrs. Rachel Bieberfeld
Bikur Cholim-Malki Schwartz
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)
Children’s clothing Gmach-Shayna Poe
Beth Hamedrosh children’s clothing for all ages
Baby and toddler clothing and equipment, for donations or requests 610 667 9854

LMS Listserv
Go to http://lowermerionshuls.com/ 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

Cheder Chabad of Philadelphia
(610)520-1480

Shuls/Minyan

Chabad of Penn Wynne-(610)529-9011 (only shabbos/yom tov at the jcc)

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

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

Lower Merion Synagogue multiple minyanim daily see their website

Overbrook Park – friday night for Aryeh Wood

Mikvaos

Women/Men/Kailim: http://www.lmcmikvah.org/ 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 hasnt rained for 3 days in a row. (example powder mills and remington road easy access near playground to stream.

Activities for families in the area

Linvilla orchards-fruit and vegetable picking, indoor play area, petting zoo, and farmers market

Smith playground

Please Touch Museum

Philadelphia Zoo

Freedom playground in Havertown – This one has a spray area so it’s great for hot days.
there are a lot of playgrounds so maybe this shouldn’t necessarily be listed…

Herrs factory tour (free but need to reserve)