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Our Rabbi

Rabbi Pinchas G. Allouche along with his wonderful wife Esther and their eight children, joined our community at its very inception. Rabbi Allouche is a well-recognized rabbinic figure and a sought-after lecturer and popular author of many essays and writings on the Jewish faith, mysticism, and social analysis.

Rabbi Allouche and Family

Rabbi Allouche was born in Toulouse, France and grew up in Johannesburg, South Africa and Jerusalem, Israel. His travels have also taken him to Geneva, Switzerland where he provided Jewish Learning Opportunities and activities to adults and youth alike, and to Milano, Italy where he received his rabbinic ordination.

From 1999 until 2002, Rabbi Allouche served as a teacher and educator in the Mekor Chaim School in Jerusalem and in the Jerusalem Seminaries for young Jewish Women, "Torat Chesed" and "Tikva". Prior to joining our community, Rabbi Allouche served as a Rabbi, Youth & Programming Director in Congregation Beth Tefillah of Atlanta, GA.

Besides his academic pedigree, Rabbi Allouche is highly respected and tremendously involved in the Jewish community of Greater Phoenix. He is a member of the Think Tank Committee of the Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix, and he teaches middle-school Judaics at the Pardes Jewish Day School.

Rabbi Allouche is a member of AIPAC's National Council, and here locally, he is also a member of the Vaad Harabanim, the Orthodox Rabbinic Council - Arizona's Committee of Orthodox Rabbis.


 

In 2013, Rabbi Allouche was listed in the Forward as one of 

America's 36 Most Inspiring Rabbiswho are

"Shaping 21st Century Judaism."

 

Rabbi Allouche - Forward's Americas's Most Inspiring Rabbi


 

Rabbi Allouche is fluent in English, Hebrew, French and Italian. Rabbi Allouche is also a blogger for the Huffington Post, Times of Israel and other large online publications. 

Please feel free to contact our Rabbi for any questions or inquiries at: 480-600-5065 or via email at: Rabbi@BethTefillahAZ.org He is awaiting to hear from you!

CLICK  BELOW to hear our Rabbi's Presentation at the Arizona State University's Sandra O'Connor College of Law, on the subject: "Can Peace Be Achieved in the Middle East?"

 

CLICK BELOW to see our Rabbi's Lecture to 500,000 Jews during the 2013 Global Day of Jewish Learning.

 

CLICK BELOW & SEE RABBI ALLOUCHE FEATURED on the TLC CHANNEL, officiating at a Jewish Wedding.

 

CLICK BELOW & SEE RABBI ALLOUCHE interviewing his mentor, world-scholar RABBI ADIN STEINSALTZ, during our 3rd annual GALA in January, 2014.

 

Watch interview with Rachelle Fraenkel - CBT's 4th Annual Gala, January 2015


 

For samples of Rabbi Allouche's nationally and internationally-published essays, articles, and interviews, click on any of the links below:


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