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Old 01-31-2008, 08:36 PM
 
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Newbie from east coast missing my roots. Job and family are in Gilbert but no temples. We will be house hunting soon but need to stay close to Gilbert for my teaching job and keeping kids in same school (if commute isn't too long). Any suggestions?

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Old 01-31-2008, 09:29 PM
 
Location: Inside the 101
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Nothing in Gilbert, but there are some congregations in the nearby cities of Chandler and Tempe:

Valley Congregations

North Central Phoenix and North Scottsdale are the traditional Jewish areas, but neither is particularly close to Gilbert.
 
Old 01-31-2008, 11:38 PM
 
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I know a bunch and they all live in the NE phx area and N. Scottsdale. There are a few temples up that way.
 
Old 02-01-2008, 10:43 AM
 
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I know a bunch and they all live in the NE phx area and N. Scottsdale. There are a few temples up that way.
"They" all live..... LOL

Yes, "we" all live in Scottsdale..... PM me if you need advice.
 
Old 02-01-2008, 11:24 AM
jco
 
Location: Austin
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My Jewish friends lived in Scottsdale and Phoenix (around the Biltmore area). My best friend, though, lived in Mesa and then moved to Glendale. Her temple all along was in Scottsdale, and she just commuted.
 
Old 02-01-2008, 11:44 AM
 
Location: Arizona, The American Southwest
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Look at Beth Yachad in North Phoenix, which is a Jewish and Messianic Jewish congregation, it is run by Rabbi Harlon Picker. Shalom! Welcome! | Beth Yachad Messianic Congregation - Phoenix, Arizona

They do have another Temple in Scottsdale as well.
 
Old 02-01-2008, 01:29 PM
 
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Look at Beth Yachad in North Phoenix, which is a Jewish and Messianic Jewish congregation, it is run by Rabbi Harlon Picker. Shalom! Welcome! | Beth Yachad Messianic Congregation - Phoenix, Arizona

They do have another Temple in Scottsdale as well.
I wouldn't go there anymore. It's slowed down quite a bit. Most jews I know are moving north.
 
Old 02-01-2008, 04:02 PM
 
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My Jewish friends lived in Scottsdale and Phoenix (around the Biltmore area). My best friend, though, lived in Mesa and then moved to Glendale. Her temple all along was in Scottsdale, and she just commuted.
I didn't think there was a single Jew in the west valley, judging by how things look! Or Asians.
 
Old 02-01-2008, 04:13 PM
 
Location: San Jose, CA
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Look at Beth Yachad in North Phoenix, which is a Jewish and Messianic Jewish congregation, it is run by Rabbi Harlon Picker. Shalom! Welcome! | Beth Yachad Messianic Congregation - Phoenix, Arizona

They do have another Temple in Scottsdale as well.
That is decidedly not a Jewish Temple. It's some kind of "Jews for Jesus" cult.
 
Old 02-01-2008, 04:47 PM
 
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Look at Beth Yachad in North Phoenix, which is a Jewish and Messianic Jewish congregation, it is run by Rabbi Harlon Picker. [url deleted]

They do have another Temple in Scottsdale as well.
That's a Jews for Jesus link. That's like advising a Catholic to attend the Mosque of Phoenix!
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