Housing, School & Jobs & Shopping

Bensalem: The Perfect Community For You
At the root of every Jewish community's success, is the successful infrastructure of the vital amenities, as well as the important conveniences, needed by Jewish residents. The Jewish community of Bensalem, PA, is recognized as an ideal place for Jewish families to live and thrive due to the availability of many Jewish institutions and facilities.

Affordable housing, job availability, kosher shopping and restaurants, Mikvah, preschool, elementary school, eruv, Shul and more….Bensalem has it all!

The close proximity to other Jewish communities, including Philadelphia, Lakewood, Brooklyn, and others, coupled with the suburban lifestyle and affordable housing that is available, makes Bensalem the perfect choice for you.

Kosher Shopping

In under 15 minutes, one finds himself in Shoprite, home to Kosher on the Boulevard, which offers a full array kosher products and a fully stocked kosher bakery. Within 25 minutes one can find Kosher eateries including Espresso Café and Sushi Bar, Palace Royal Kosher, and other fine kosher eateries.
Espresso Café and Sushi Bar
7814 Castor Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19152
Phone: (215) 745-0130
Website: www.espressocafekosher.com
Palace Royal
Belair Shopping Center, 9859 Bustleton Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19115
Phone: (215) 677-3323
Website: www.prkosher.com
Judah Mediterranean Grille
Krewstown Shopping Center, 9311 Krewstown Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19115
Phone: (215) 613-6110
Website: www.judahgrill.com


Bensalem enjoys a low unemployment rate. The average household income is over 10k more than the national average. Bensalem is under half an hour from center city Philadelphia, and its job market. The job market in the area for therapists, including speech, O.T., and P.T., is excellent. Bucks County boasts many Jewish owned businesses in the real estate and nursing fields. Many of the large pharmaceutical companies have headquarters nearby, offering a large range of opportunities, from accounting to clerical, to the sciences and IT.

If you are interested in moving to Bensalem and looking for a job in the area, please email your resume to bensalemjobs@gmail.com and we will do our best to help facilitate your job.


One of the great attractions of Bensalem are the reasonably priced houses. For around $220,000 you can obtain a 3 or 4 bedroom townhouse. Single houses can be found for under $350,000 including 4 bedrooms and a basement. Property taxes are lower than in many other comparable communities.

For Houses for sale in Bensalem click here.

Local School

Politz Hebrew Academy has justly earned a reputation as one of the finest and most respected Orthodox institutions in the region. The outstanding staff has a dual emphasis on strong academic excellence and solid Torah values.

Politz Hebrew Academy offers a full Elementary school program, from Pre-K through eighth grades, and has been educating the region's children for over two decades.

Many students from near and far attend Politz and are educated with love for Torah and Judaism.

For more information visit the Politz website at www.politzhebrewacademy.org.