Beth Tikvah Bnai Jeshurun

1001 Paper Mill Road,
Glenside, PA, 19038-0190
Tel: (215)836-5677
Grades: K - 10 | 188 students
At Beth Tikvah Bnai Jeshurun, Our congregation embraces families with widely diverse interests, backgrounds and dreams, but we all share a common commitment to and a belief in a contemporary approach to Conservative Judaism.
Active participation is the heart and soul of Beth Tikvah B'nai Jeshurun, known as BT-BJ.
Our revitalized Synagogue provides us with endless opportunities to enhance our sense of family values and encourage Jewish activity within the synagogue and the neighborhoods we serve.
Adults of all ages and interests participate in our active Sisterhood, Men's Club, Social Actions programs, and Adult Education Committees.
Our spiritual leader, Rabbi Saul Grife, shares the joys of Judaism through classes, discussions, and creative programs with congregants and guests alike.
Our BT-BJ Pre-School/K and Religious School, directed by Marcie Leshner and Cantor Arlyne Unger respectively, provide quality Jewish Education that spans the toddler years through high school.
Our youth groups of Halutzim, Kadima, and U.S.Y.
offer wide-ranging, age appropriate programming for students in 3rd grade and above.
BT-BJ has, for more than 25 years, continued to serve as a vital center for Jewish life in our community, through our broad range of holiday celebrations, social functions, family education programs, and adult education forums.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 10

Student Body

Total Students 188 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is La Salle College High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Genevieve School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Our Mother Of Consolation Catholic School (1 miles away)
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  • Flourtown Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award St. Genevieve School
    (Roman Catholic)
    1237 Bethlehem Pike
    Flourtown , PA , 19031
    (215)836-5644
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.6  mi  |  234  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Glenside Evan Thomas Institute
    Alternative School
    8801 Stenton Avenue
    Glenside , PA , 19038
    (215)233-2050
    Alternative School
    0.7  mi  |  11  students  |  Gr.  1-8
  • Flourtown Schoolhouse In Flourtown
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    15 W Wissahickon Ave
    Flourtown , PA , 19031
    (215)836-1234
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.8  mi  |  91  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Glenside La Salle College High School
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    8605 Cheltenham Avenue
    Glenside , PA , 19038
    (215)233-2911
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    0.8  mi  |  1068  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Flourtown Mount St. Joseph Academy
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    120 W Wissahickon Avenue
    Flourtown , PA , 19031
    (215)233-3177
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    0.8  mi  |  557  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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