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Cutler Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center

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Address: 122 E Culver St, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1720
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+1 602-241-7870
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00
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The Jewish experience in Arizona is a unique one. Many Jews arrived in...

The Jewish experience in Arizona is a unique one. Many Jews arrived in Arizona in the 19th century and played vital roles in the development of Arizona's mining industry, agriculture, and commerce which helped to settle the American West. Since then the Jewish population has become integrated into virtually every aspect of Arizona life. The AZJHS is dedicated to preserving local Jewish history, promoting awareness of our state's diverse history, and making local history accessible to all. Visitors to our newly renovated home, now called the Cutler Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center, can experience firsthand a bit of local history when they tour our 90 year old landmark historic building. Come explore our museum gallery, stay for one of our many fun, culturally rich programs, share a photograph with our archive, join our monthly book discussion group, or celebrate a special occasion in our beautiful sanctuary.

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Great place for a wedding

My brother in laws had both their wedding and reception here. We loved it and had a fabulous time. The space was small but intimate. For the ceremony, it allowed for everyone... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2016
Michele S
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

My brother in laws had both their wedding and reception here. We loved it and had a fabulous time. The space was small but intimate. For the ceremony, it allowed for everyone to be able to see the couple up close and personnal inside and the reception was outside with plenty of room for all the tables, hosted bars, and... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

Stellar place Jewish history and models old values. From owner to staff, a jewel in our community! Warm and welcoming this place is inclusive for all walks of life to come and learn about Jewish history and little known facts with amazing installations of art and history that change periodically. Serving the community with films and offering meeting rooms for... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed 27 July 2016

Charming renovated building. Good parking. Great for private parties/events. Offers an excellent free movie series.

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Arizona
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Reviewed 19 July 2016

The heritage film series presents excellent and entertaining films of Jewish interest. Check out their 2016/17 program later this fall.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed 16 March 2016

A step back into jewish history, with interest for all ages. Families arriving from Europe without knowing the customs and without speaking english.You step back into nthe very brave family members that need to start all over again.

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Reviewed 16 February 2016

Great historical Jewish related exhibits and some wonderful plays and speakers. The center itself has a wonderful history.

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Thank mark g
Scottsdale, Arizona
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Reviewed 11 December 2015

Since this center has been brought back to the lives of the Phoenix Metro are Jewish community, it has been a great center for a terrific variety of exhibits, like the current one of the Jews of Shanghai. They have great programs constantly, like the movie series.

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Phoenix, AZ
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Reviewed 19 July 2011

I recently visited the exhibit, "New Frontiers: Jewish Pioneers in the Arizona Territory" which is on display at the Cutler Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center. It was such a wonderful exhibit and the center itself is a beautiful, historic building. Would recommend to all!

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