Scranton, Pennsylvania, only a two-hour scenic drive from New York/ New Jersey and Philadelphia, has a thriving Orthodox infrastructure in a warm, welcoming, and diverse Jewish community. It has the resources of a major metropolitan city with top-rated medical facilities, and higher education institutions. Just beyond the urban center is the beautiful Hill Section with graceful, spacious homes costing around $300K. Scranton has three vibrant Orthodox synagogues, 2 elementary schools, 2 girls' high schools, a Yeshiva, and a Kollel.
The community has a Mikvah, Eruv, and active Jewish Community Center. There are various Kosher options, including the Yeshiva Co-op grocery store, a Kosher bakery, and Rita’s Ices. Within twenty minutes is Kingston, Pennsylvania, with a Kosher pizzeria, meat restaurant, and a fully Kosher grocery store.
Located right near the Pocono Mountains, Scranton is only a short drive away from various recreational activities, including ski areas, beautiful nature trails, lakes, farms, and indoor and outdoor water parks.
Free shul membership to Beth Shalom Synagogue for a year
Family discount to JCC