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    Germantown Jewish Centre (Link to Google Map) 
    400 West Ellet Street 
    Philadelphia, PA 19119

    From Route 76 West/Schuylkill

    • Expressway From Route 76 West, take Exit 340A for Lincoln Drive.
    • Stay in the middle lane over the bridge and bear left at the first fork in the road, following the sign for Lincoln Drive.
    • Continue on Lincoln Drive for 2.5 miles (approx. 10 traffic lights).
    • You will pass the synagogue on the hill to your left.
    • Turn left on Emlen Street (traffic light, corner of Lincoln Dr. and Ellet St.)
    • Go halfway around the traffic island, turning right onto Ellet Street (up the hill).
    • The synagogue is on the left, up the street one block at the stop sign at Cherokee St. (400 W. Ellet St.).

    From New York/Northern New Jersey

    • Take the New Jersey Turnpike south to the Pennsylvania Turnpike (Exit 6).
    • Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike to Norristown (Exit 333).
    • Take Germantown Pike East (which becomes Germantown Ave.).
    • The exit is marked by a small sign on the right. Stay on Germantown Pike/Germantown Avenue for 6 miles.
    • Turn right onto Cresheim Valley Road (which winds through a park).
    • The park ends at the first traffic light and Cresheim Valley Road becomes Emlen Street.
    • Continue on Emlen Street to the next light.
    • At the light, turn right onto Mt. Pleasant Avenue.
    • Go one block and turn left onto Cherokee Street.
    • Cherokee Street dead ends at Ellet Street, directly facing the synagogue.

    From Southern New Jersey and East

    • Cross the Benjamin Franklin Bridge into Philadelphia and stay to the left.
    • Follow the signs for 676 West (Vine Street Expressway).
    • Take this road, which flows into 76 West (Schuykill Expressway).
    • Stay on 76 West and follow signs for Valley Forge.
    • Then follow directions above for Route 76 West.

    From City Avenue

    • Take City Line Avenue East to Lincoln Drive.
    • Follow directions above from 76/Schuylkill from second instruction (Lincoln Drive).

    From Delaware/Main Line Area and South

    • Take I-95 North through Delaware.
    • Take Route 476 north to the Plymouth Meeting/Germantown Pike exit (Exit 19).
    • This exit leads to a dead end at the first traffic light (Germantown Pike).
    • Turn right onto Germantown Pike. Follow the directions from New York/New Jersey.

    From Harrisburg and West

    • Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike to Norristown (Exit 333).
    • Follow the directions above from New York/Northern New Jersey.

    SEPTA: Walking Directions from Carpenter Lane Train Station

    • From Center City, take the Chestnut Hill West train toward Chestnut Hill.
    • Exit at the Carpenter Lane station (may be called simply Carpenter).
    • After exiting train, turn right and walk down steps to street (this is Carpenter Lane).
    • Turn right and walk under the tracks (bridge).
    • At first corner (half block), turn right on Emlen Street.
    • Walk one block to traffic light (at Lincoln Drive) and cross street to traffic circle.
    • Turn left at Ellet Street (walk up the hill).
    • Synagogue is half a block on the left side.

    Bus Route Information

    • The H Bus stops one block from the synagogue at the corner of Ellet and McCallum Streets.
    • Walk east on Ellet Street to the stop sign (if you’re heading toward Cheltenham, it’s to your right; if you’re heading toward Nicetown, cross Ellet Street to your left).
    • Synagogue is on the right side.
    • The H runs between Erie Station (Tioga/Nicetown) and Cheltenham and Rte. 309 (at Ogontz Ave.).


    Little Shop Hours

    Monday CLOSED    
    Tuesday    12:00 - 7:30
    Wednesday 12:00 - 7:30
    Thursday 12:00 - 5:00
    Friday 12:00 - 4:00
    Saturday CLOSED    
    Sunday 9:30 - 12:30

    Or by appointment