The society owns and operates the Cutler✡Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center, a historic synagogue and church that now serves the community as a museum, cultural center, and charming event venue.

AZJHS provides the following to our community:

  • Museum Exhibitions on Jewish History and Art
  • Forums and Educational Events with a Jewish Flavor
  • Genealogy Programs at locations throughout the Valley
  • Documentary Films and Book Discussions

Additionally AZJHS:

  • Sponsors a unique community archive, with over 50,000 photographs, documents and artifacts pertaining to Jewish history in Arizona and the Southwest
  • Recorded over 300 oral and video histories of local residents
  • Offers guest speakers to local organizations and events
  • Promotes a positive vision of Jewish identity through history education
  • Offers a  memorable rental event venue available for all types of functions, including weddings, B’nai Mitzvahs, corporate receptions, fundraisers, meetings, social events, and more

AZJHS has restored Phoenix’s original synagogue building into a Phoenix Point of Pride museum, cultural center, and event venue open to people of all faiths.

The Arizona Jewish Historical Society is a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization. All contributions are tax deductible.