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Rochester Jewish Community

There’s a lot happening here! Check it out:
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Kosher Dining

  • Malek’s Bakery - RKK

  • Lipmans Kosher Market (Butcher) - BVK

  • Kosher Comfort in the Douglas Dining Center, U of R - Star-K

  • Grass Fed (Vegan Restaurant) - RKK

  • Loaded Latke, RIT -Star-K

  • Gavi’s Pizza at Chabad (Thursdays) - Rabbi Dovid Mochkin

  • Rita’s Italian Ice - RKK

  • Roc City Ice Cream - RKK


Kosher Shopping

  • Wegmans Pittsford - Kosher section

  • Tops Friendly Market - Kosher section

  • Costco - Carries many kosher items

  • BJ’s Wholesale Club - Carries many kosher items; kosher bakery

  • Trader Joe’s - Carries many kosher items

Cholov Yisroel options

Rabbi Mochkin places an order approximately every 8 weeks for Cholov Yisroel milk and ice cream.  Contact Rabbi Mochkin for more info.
Nir Elmaleh works at a local Cholov Yisroel plant and is able to provide yogurts, cottage cheese, sour cream, lebens and at times cream cheese are available. Contact Nir Elmaleh for more info. 
Various Cholov Yisroel cheeses are available at Lipmans, Wegmans, Tops and Costco.




  • Beth Hatvillah – The Wolf Family Mikvah (Women’s Mikva)
    By appointment. Recently remodeled for a comfortable experience.

  • Men’s Mikveh at Chabad of Brighton
    By appointment

  • Keilim Mikveh at Beth Sholom.
    Accessible 24/6

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​The Rochester Eruv is maintained under the supervision of Rabbi Avi Mammon. Its northern border is Highway 490, and it encompasses just under 3.5 square miles in the Town of Brighton and the City of Rochester. 


Jewish Community Organizations

  • Louis S. Wolk JCC Rochester

  • CenterStage and JCC Hart Theatre

  • Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester

  • Jewish Family Services

  • Wolk Manor

  • The Jewish Home

Orthodox Shuls
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