B’nai Jacob, in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, USA
Breastfeeding in the Sanctuary:
It is permitted. “I’ve done it. I’ve seen others do it. And no one has made any objections. Our rabbi (before she left this past summer) was very pro-breastfeeding and fine with us nursing in the sanctuary.” Doing so is comfortable.
Private Nursing Locations:
There is no designated nursing room/space.
The website offers no policy about breastfeeding.
The community is supportive and positive about breastfeeding.
General Child Friendliness:
There are no changing tables. There is no stroller parking, or place for children’s stuff.
This synagogue received a rating of
- Okay, it is just workable enough- 4
out of 7, where 1 is the best rating and 7 is the worst.
This synagogue is in the process of hiring a new rabbi.
Synagogue Website: http://www.congbj.org/