South Bend, IN United States – OU Communities

About this community

South Bend is a vibrant and growing Torah community with 130+ families and growing! Job opportunities are propelling this growth as the job market is on fire! There is a great network of people to help you find a job in South Bend. The community also enjoys a low cost of living with a unique State School Voucher program that keeps the cost of tuitions very low. A 3–4-bedroom house with a large yard can be purchased for $175k-$350K with property taxes as low as $1,000-$3,500 a year.

Centrally located in the heart of the Midwest, we are 90 miles from Chicago, a 3-hour drive to Detroit and 4 hours to Cleveland, so you can easily visit family and friends in those cities as well.

Our local kosher grocery carries a full line of Cholov Yisroel, meat,and chicken. With an updated Eruv and a new mikvah being built, South Bend offers everything a frum family would need.

The community boasts multiple minyanim, a kollel, and three fine schools, The South Bend Hebrew Day School, Bais Yaakov High School, and the Yeshiva Gedolah of South Bend, that provide strong Judaic and secular curricula.

Nightly community wide learning and shiurim offered throughout the week.

Our close-knit community is warm and inviting, with people at all stages of life! Come join us!


Affordable Homes/Co-ops
Job Opportunities
Kosher Food Availability
Low Taxes
Tuition Vouchers/Rebates
Yeshiva Elementary Day School
Yeshiva High School

Participated in Fair 2015, 2017, 2019, 2022