Rabbi Pinchas G. Allouche along with his wonderful wife Esther and their seven 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 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 also 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 Rabbis, who are "shaping 21st Century Judaism."
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, LEARN AND BE INSPIRED by RABBI ALLOUCHE'S WEEKLY THOUGHTS on the PARASHA:
For samples of Rabbi Allouche's nationally and internationally-published essays and articles, click on any of the links below:
- In Faith And Courage - the Jerusalem Post, Israel's Best-Selling English Daily
- All The Lonely People: The Power Of Community - The HUFFINGTON POST
- Who Am I: Your Real Face(book) - The HUFFINGTON POST
- Western Wall Clashes - The HUFFINGTON POST
- Searching For A New Way Together - The HUFFINGTON POST
- Heed the Call - Developing a Sense Of Hearing To Life - The HUFFINGTON POST
- CHOOSING LIFE: A Response - The HUFFINGTON POST
- Building Bridges, Not Walls - The Jewish Daily Forward
- An 'Ordinary' Encounter With The Divine - the Jewish Press, America's Largest Jewish Weekly
- Why We Love Drama, and What To Do About It -the Jewish Press, America's Largest Jewish Weekly
- The Campaign That Never Ends -the Jewish Press, America's Largest Jewish Weekly
- Unity Within Community - the Jewish Press, America's Largest Jewish Weekly
- Rescuing Religion From Its Reputation - the Jewish Press, America's Largest Jewish Weekly
- Heeding the Cry of the Unborn - the Jewish Press, America's Largest Jewish Weekly
- The Tiger Woods Saga & its Jewish Lesson - the Jewish Press, America's Largest Jewish Weekly
- The Question for Our Age - the Jewish Press, America's Largest Jewish Weekly
- When Hope Is But An Illusion - the Jewish Press, America's Largest Jewish Weekly
- When Selfishness is Healthy - the Jewish Press, America's Largest Jewish Weekly
- Heeding The Call - The Algemeiner Journal, The Fastest Growing Jewish Paper in the US
- Re-defining Religion - The Algemeiner Journal, The Fastest Growing Jewish Paper in the US
- Toward An Eternal Marriage - Image Magazine
- Their Legacy, Our Destiny: Reflections on the Mumbai Massacre - Jewish Website
- Love, with Respect, Is All You Need - Jewish Website
- Why Judaism Is Not Confined To Spirituality - Jewish Website
- The Sudden Death Of A Friend - Jewish Website
- The Penetrating Eyes of Israel - Jewish Website
- When does life begin? - Jewish News of Greater Phoenix
- The Ultimate Question - Jewish News of Greater Phoenix
- The Yearning For Leadership - Jewish News of Greater Phoenix
- The Key To Joy - Jewish News of Greater Phoenix
- "I Have A Dream" - Jewish News of Greater Phoenix
- On Being Free - Jewish News of Greater Phoenix
- Where G-d Resides - Jewish News of Greater Phoenix
- From Slavery To Freedom - Jewish News of Greater Phoenix
- Where Does Israel Go From Here? - Jewish News of Greater Phoenix
- The Question Still Left Unanswered - Jewish News of Greater Phoenix
CLICK HERE or 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 HERE OR BELOW to see our Rabbi's Lecture to 500,000 Jews during the 2013 Global Day of Jewish Learning:
CLICK HERE or BELOW & SEE RABBI ALLOUCHE FEATURED on the TLC CHANNEL, officiating at a Jewish Wedding:
CLICK HERE or BELOW & SEE RABBI PINCHAS ALLOUCHE interviewing his mentor, world-scholar RABBI ADIN STEINSALTZ, during our GALA in January, 2014:
VISIT US SOON for more VIDEOS of our Rabbi's Classes and Lectures!