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Get to Know Philadelphia

RRC has the best of both worlds. It’s set in quiet Wyncote, in Cheltenham Township, a location conducive to serious academic and spiritual reflection. And yet it’s a stone’s throw from Philadelphia, a culturally rich and historic metropolitan city made up of diverse neighborhoods.

Guides to the City
Student Consumer Resources
Philadelphia Neighborhoods

Guides to the City

Useful online city guides include:

Greater Philadelphia Tourism Information, a comprehensive guide for places to stay and eat in the five-county region.
CitySearch Philadelphia

Student Consumer Resources

 To learn more about what the city of Philadelphia has to offer students, visit these online resources:

Campus Philly keeps the needs and interests of students front and center with listings on local arts, culture and entertainment events.

Philadelphia Neighborhoods

Philadelphia is a city rich with ethnic neighborhoods. Each has a character of its own, including restaurants, entertainment and cultural institutions that reflect the identity of its residents. For specific entertainment and living options by neighborhood, check out these sites:

Mt. Airy
Chestnut Hill
Center City, Philadelphia
University City and West Philadelphia

This is the archival site for the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College. It is no longer updated.

For the new site, please visit https://www.rrc.edu.