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Bensalem, PA

About This Community

Bensalem, Pennsylvania is located north of Philadelphia in beautiful Bucks County. It is 25 minutes from Northeast Philadelphia, under 1 hour from Lakewood, and less than 90 minutes from Brooklyn. Bensalem is centrally located near the major communities of the tri-state area.

Under the leadership of Rabbi and Mrs. Moshe Travitsky, Jewish life in Bensalem has blossomed. In this close-knit and warm community, every person makes a difference. Currently, Bensalem boasts a shul, kollel, mikvah, eruv, preschool, and a vibrant outreach organization.

Within a 15-20 minute drive are schools, kosher shopping, and dining which are easily accessible. Bensalem is a very safe and stable place to raise a family and has been listed as one of the "Top 100 Places to Live" by Money Magazine.

Homes and rental apartments can be found within the eruv, with homes starting at 350K. Jobs can be found in all the major industries such as accounting, law, medicine, management, and administration. Agencies are eagerly looking to hire all types of therapists and community members can make use of our local Jewish job network made up of local Jewish business owners.

Tuition is made affordable by the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program, which allows schools to grant generous scholarships. Taxes in Bensalem (Bucks County) are lower than in the surrounding areas.

Come visit or spend a Shabbos with us and get a feel of what Bensalem is all about.

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Our Community Amenities

Yeshiva Elementary Day School
Boys Only Girls Only
Yeshiva High School
Boys Mesifta Girls Only
Educational Resources
School Programs Funding Assistance
Extra Curricular Programs
Pirchei Bnos
Religious Life
Kosher Dining
Dairy Restaurants Meat Restaurants
Kosher Food Availability
Kosher Store Kosher food widely available in local supermarket Chalav Yisroel
Shabbos Mikvah within walking distance
Daily Minyanim (Shacharis/Mincha/Maariv) Available
Other Resources
Jobs Assistance Network Mass Transit Available
State Income Tax for Highest Bracket 1-6%
Low Property Tax Rate
Fair Participation
2022 Fair 2022
2024 Fair 2024
Bensalem Jewish Outreach Center / Kehillas B'nai Shalom PA, Bensalem, 2446 Bristol Rd
(215) 752-5032

Our Community Contacts

Rabbi Shlomo Kohn (215) 756-4830
Rabbi Moshe Travitsky (267) 228-8774