Local Jewish Resources

//Local Jewish Resources
Local Jewish Resources 2022-02-14T15:49:47+00:00


Religious life is at the heart of our Jewish people. It has marked our history from the time of Abraham and has sustained us throughout the millennia. The Jewish Federation of Northeastern Pennsylvania is proud to include amongst its constituent agencies all of our congregations serving the spectrum of religious identification within the Jewish communities of the region.


Congregation Beth Shalom
1025 Vine Street, Scranton

Congregation Machzekei Hadas
600 Monroe Ave., Scranton

Ohev Zedek
1432 Mulberry St., Scranton
(570) 343-2717

Temple Israel Dunmore
515 E. Drinker St., Dunmore


Temple Israel of Scranton
910 E. Gibson St., Scranton

Temple Israel of the Poconos
660 Wallace St., Stroudsburg


Temple Hesed 
1 Knox St., Scranton

Jewish Fellowship of Hemlock Farms
1516 Hemlock Farms, Lords Valley

Congregation Beth Israel 
615 Court St., Honesdale

Congregation B’nai Harim
PO Box 757, Pocono Pines

Agencies/Religious Schools

The Jewish Federation is the central fund raising body for the Jewish communities of Northeastern Pennsylvania and meets many of the budgetary needs of the agencies and Hebrew/Religious schools that provide direct social, educational, cultural, recreational and religious services to the entire Jewish community.

In addition, the Federation makes available special grants for programming and building requirements that cannot be met through the allocations available from the UJA Campaign.

Communal Organizations

The Jewish Federation of Northeastern Pennsylvania is the parliament of the Jewish communities of Northeastern Pennsylvania, and is comprised of many constituent agencies representing local institutions, as well as national organizations. Collectively, they contribute to the totality of Jewish life, experience and commitment.

AMIT Women – (570) 344-7707

Amos Lodge of B’nai B’rith(570) 585-1027

Amos Towers (570) 347-6551

Chevra Kadisha Burial Society (570) 430-5266

Elan Gardens (Assisted Living) (570) 585-4400

Hadassah (570) 586-2671

Jewish Heritage Connection (570) 346-1321

Jewish Home of Eastern PA (570) 344-6177

Jewish Resource Center of the Poconos (570) 357-8401; (570) 517-0815

Jewish War Veterans (570) 335-1117

Jewish War Veterans Auxiliary (570) 347-2613

Webster Towers (570) 342-7086

Workmen’s Circle Branch 112 (570) 344-5343


Dalton Cemetery (Dalton, PA)

Moshe Fink – (570) 344-6348

Laurelwood Cemetery (Stroudsburg, PA)

Rabbi Baruch Melman (570) 421-8781; (570) 730-4799; (914) 805-3159


Dunmore Cemetery (Dunmore. PA)

Rabbi Miriam Spitzer, Temple Israel (Scranton) – (570) 342-0350

Rabbi Daniel Swartz, Temple Hesed  – (570) 344-7201; (570) 877-3454

Providence Cemetery (Scranton, PA) (570) 961-2300 (ext. 1) For a grave listings, please click here.

Glen Dyberry Cemetery, (Honesdale, PA)

Rabbi Elliott Kleinman, Congregation Beth Israel – (973) 906-2361