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Congregation Beth Hamedrosh

Welcome to Congregation Beth Hamedrosh

We are a vibrant Orthodox synagogue located in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, just outside the City of Philadelphia. Our shul welcomes all Jews who are seeking to grow in their spiritual lives.

We warmly invite you to visit our community anytime.  For Shabbos hospitality or to visit us contact us at  For more contact information click here.

Upcoming Events


Experience Wynnewood


For more information or to participate in the Wynnewood Young Couples' Group events contact Sarah Rosner.

For information on financial incentives contact Rabbi Gross.


Rabbi Elli Fischer


The Halacha-State Relationship in Israel

Today:  How We Got Here


Shabbos, July 26

Mincha 7:55 - Shiur 8:15



Elli Fischer is a writer, translator, editor, and rabbi. Hailing from Baltimore, Maryland, he studied at yeshivot and universities, earning a BA and MS from YU and rabbinical ordination from Israels Chief Rabbinate. Elli and his family lived in Dallas and taught at Yavneh Acedemy from 2002-2004 and were the JLIC campus educators at the University of Maryland from 2004-2006. Since making Aliyah to Modiin in 2006, Ellis keen understanding of Jewish culture has helped him build an excellent reputation as a translator and writer.


Links to recent articles:

Tribute to R. Lichtenstein, Mosaic:


Review of My Promised Land, Commentary:


A critique of proposed legislation on conversion in Israel, Mida:


On building a college campus community, Jewish Action:


Orthodox proponents of civil marriage in Israel, Jewish Week:



Rabbi’s Annual Pre-Tisha B’Av Lecture


The topic is: “The Challenges to Jewish


Part 1: Tuesday, July 29 @ 7:10 PM 

"How can Both Sides be ‘Correct’?"


Part 2: Sunday, August 3 @ 7:10 PM

"The Importance of Working with

Everyone Who is Jewish."



Shul Calendar Fundraiser

Please complete the attached 5775 (2014-2015) Birthday/Anniversary/Yahrzeit form promptly. 

The form may be printed, filled out by hand and returned to the office. For a form that can be typed on please consult the shul office.

Payments can be made by check or by credit card on our website:  Please Note: July 21st is the deadline.


Please consider becoming a Sustainer, Builder, Patron, Sponsor or Contributor

All of these DONOR levels entitle you to free listings for your birthdays and anniversaries. In addition your name(s) will be listed among those supporting this project. 


We are also attaching an ad blank for you to use and/or for you to solicit ads. 

Please try to obtain ads from any businesses that you have patronized during the year or any service people that have done work for you. 

Please express to the vendor that people do use our calendar ads to find businesses and service people

. Feel free to make additional copies or get them from the Shul office. 

Any questions, please contact Andrea Berman at 610-642-6444 or

  Please return all listings, ads and checks to:


Calendar Committee

Congregation Beth Hamedrosh

200 Haverford Road

Wynnewood, PA 19096


The deadline for ads, forms and

payments is: July 21.




Zumba Classes at CBH for Women

On most Sundays, unless listed below, at 10 am for $8 per session

To confirm this week's time contact: Beth Razin



Photos of our Shul


Fri, 25 July 2014 27 Tammuz 5774