Area Information

The New Jersey Community

About the New Jersey Community

Located in metropolitan New Jersey, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center is in the hub of health care, business, cultural and recreational arenas. New Jersey features a variety of diverse communities ranging from urban to suburban. The Medical Center is only a 20-minute ride from midtown Manhattan and a 90-minute ride from Philadelphia.

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Housing options ranging from garden apartments and townhouses, to single-family residences, can be found in every size, price, and type within a short driving distance of the Medical Center.

Shopping in New Jersey also offers something for everyone, with more than 11 major enclosed shopping malls near the Medical Center. And year-round recreational opportunities, from ballooning to bicycling, crew to indoor skating, hiking to skiing, make New Jersey home to many of the most innovative facilities in the nation.

venue for the arts

For fans of pro football and basketball and concerts featuring the world's most renowned musical artists, the Izod Arena and MetLife Stadium are a half-hour drive from the Medical Center. In addition, Newark is home to the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, the state's premier venue for the arts.

From the ski slopes in the northwest part of the state to the beaches along the coast, the metro New Jersey region offers an unsurpassed variety of recreational activities and scenic beauty, from the ocean to lakes to mountains, all within a short driving distance.