Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 44 Page 45 Page 46 Page 47 Page 48 Page 49 Page 50 Page 51 Page 52 Page 53 Page 54 Page 55 Page 56 Page 57 Page 58 Page 59 Page 60 Page 61 Page 62 Page 63 Page 64 Page 65 Page 66 Page 67 Page 68 Page 69 Page 70 Page 71 Page 72Jewish News 14 VALLEY CONGREGATIONS For information on additional programs call the congregations. EAST VALLEY Avde Torah Jayah 1900 W. Chandler Blvd., Suite 15355 Chandler, AZ 85224 602-518-0229 avdey1@yahoo.com www.cryptojew.org Rabbi Yosef Garcia Hispanic Sephardic/Crypto Jewish synagogue serving Spanish-speaking Jews. Torah, Hebrew classes. Holiday celebrations. B’nai mitzvah. Shab- bat services. Everyone welcome. Affiliation: Ijud Bene haAnusim BeAmerica. Chabad Jewish Center of Gilbert 4475 E. Carriage Way Gilbert, AZ 85297 480-269-6680 info@jewishgilbert.com www.jewishgilbert.com Rabbi Shimi Ash Branch of the worldwide Chabad-Lubavitch move- ment. Building a thriving Jewish community in GilbertinspiredbythewondersofTorah.Innovative programming and classes. Chabad Jewish Student Center at ASU Smetana Family Shul 971 S.Ash Ave. Tempe,AZ 85281 480-736-8672 rabbi@jewishasu.com www.jewishasu.com Rabbi Shmuel Tiechtel Providing full Shabbat and holiday services for the ASU Jewish community. Prayer services are warm, interactive, beginner-friendly and for all Jewish people regardless of affiliation or background. Chabad of the East Valley Pollack Chabad Center for Jewish Life 875 N. McClintock Drive Chandler, AZ 85226 480-855-4333 rabbi@chabadcenter.com www.chabadcenter.com Rabbi Mendy Deitsch A branch of the worldwide Chabad-Lubavitch movement. Anoutreachorganizationthatprovides religious services regardless of background, affili- ation or commitment to the the Southeast Valley communities. Chabad of Mesa 941 S. Maple Mesa, AZ 85206 480-659-7001 rabbi@chabadmesa.com www.chabadmesa.com Rabbi Laibel Blotner Weekly services, holiday events, Torah classes, teen programs, hospital visitations and Sunday school. Congregation NefeshSoul Meets at Valley Unitarian Universalist Campus 6400 W. Del Rio St. Chandler, AZ 85226 480-759-1930 rabbi@nefeshsoul.org www.nefeshsoul.org Rabbi Susan Schanerman Cantorial Soloist Susan Colin An inclusive, nondenominational community that offers Shabbat services, study groups, classes, holiday and lifecycle celebrations, social action programs and more. For all ages. Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation P.O. Box 11479 Chandler, AZ 85248 623-975-4272, 623-640-5913 ravyitz@cox.net www.sljc.org Rabbi Irwin Wiener, D.D. Cantor Ronda Polesky President: Wende Levy Reform congregation. Four hundred members in Sun Lakes and surrounding areas. Services: secondFridayofeachmonth,HighHolidays,special occasions at All Faiths Chapel. Summer twilight services. Temple Beth Sholom of the East Valley 3400 N. Dobson Road Chandler, AZ 85224 480-897-3636, Fax: 480-897-3633 info@tbsev.org www.tbsev.org Rabbi Kenneth Leitner President: Steve Millman Youth Commissioner: Michele Millman A welcoming contemporary-traditional egalitarian community. Affiliated with USCJ. Programs for first grade through high school, adults and seniors, Sisterhood, Men’s Club and social action projects. ■ See ad on page 17 RELIGIOUS LIFE VALLEY CONGREGATIONS BEYOND THE VALLEY CHAPLAINCY ERUVS MARRIAGE OFFICIANT RABBINIC BOARDS 5801 S. RURAL ROAD TEMPE, AZ 85283 480-838-1414 WWW.EMANUELOFTEMPE.ORG A REFORM CONGREGATION THAT HONORS TRADITION OF TEMPE