At a glance...
Bal Harbour/Bay Harbour/Surfside
The Bal Harbour/Bay Harbour/Surfside neighborhood is an upscale Jewish community that is both diverse yet unified. It boasts of four different shuls to cater to Ashkenazim, Chabad, Morrocan Sephardim and Syrian Sephardim, and any Jew who wants to join this welcoming community. A short walk from the beach, it is currently the hub of the frum tourist industry featuring kosher supermarkets and an array of popular world-class restaurants. The community has many adult shiurim as well as exciting youth programs for all ages.
Bal Harbour Houses (The Village) = $3.8 million and up
Surfside Houses = $750,000 and up, Apartments = average $500,000
Bay Harbor Houses = $650,000 and up, Apartments = $350,000 and up
The Shul theshul.org, Rabbi Sholom Lipskar
Magen David Congregation magendavidcongregation.com, Rabbi Gavriel Koskas
Hechal Shalom Or Oziel hechalshalom.org, Rabbi David Elmaleh
The Young Israel Congregation yicbh.org, Rabbi Moshe Gruenstein
The Grove (Formerly Kosher Land Market)
There are a plethora of fine dining options, both dairy and meat. To see them all, visit websites of local kashrus agencies for a more comprehensive list of kosher amenities.
The Mikvah at the Shul (Women’s Mikvah and Men’s Mikvah) theshul.org/mikvah