Community Resources

The Valley’s only Jewish funeral home, serving all branches of Judaism. Prepaid funeral plans are available for all types of arrangements. Established in 1971, the funeral home is Jewish owned and managed.

Contact: Russell Persinger, Director
4538 North 16th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85016
(602) 248-0030

The Deutsch Family Shalom Center, founded in 1996, is a resource center promoting healing, learning and wholeness toward enhancing peace of mind, body and soul. The Shalom Center provides education programs such as support groups, and spiritual development while utilizing Jewish wisdom, tradition, and compassion.

Contact: Rabbi Bonnie Koppell, Director
Temple Chai
4645 East Marilyn Road
Phoenix, AZ 85032
(602) 971-1234

The Center for Jewish Philanthropy of Greater Phoenix is the integration of The Jewish Federation and the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Phoenix into a single entity. The CJP is dedicated to serving the Greater Jewish Community, Israel, and other Jewish communities throughout the world. It serves as a resource to the community by providing emotional and financial support, and helping our fellow community members in times of joy, struggle, and hardships. The CJP is often the first stop for newcomers to the Valley.

Contact: Richard Kasper, Chief Executive Officer
12701 N Scottsdale Rd, Suite 201
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
(480) 699-1717

When You Need Support and Guidance


Mt. Sinai, as a partner in the Jewish Community, shares these Jewish resources to help you in your time of need. If we can be any further assistance please contact us at (480) 585-6060.

The Jewish Free Loan of Greater Phoenix extends interest-free loans to members of the community to help them preserve their dignity in times of need. Loans are available for lifecycle events, funeral and burial arrangements and financial need in the case of death of a primary provider.

Contact: Ellen Friedman Sacks, Executive Director
12701 N Scottsdale Rd, #206

Scottsdale, AZ  85254
(602) 230-7983

Jewish Family and Children’s Services provides behavioral health, bereavement counseling and a variety of social services to children, families, and adults of all ages. Senior concierge services provide older adults with resources for community events, assistance and activities.

4747 North 7th Street, #100
Phoenix, AZ 85014
(602) 279-7655

Building connections within the Jewish Community by enriching physical, mental and spiritual growth in seniors, adults, teens and younger, through an array of education, cultural, social, fitness and recreational programs. The Senior Concierge program offers older adults resources to social services, events, and transportation.

Contact: Jay Jacobs, CEO
12701 N Scottsdale Rd,
Scottsdale AZ, 85254
(480) 483-7121

 At a time of loss, great comfort comes from embracing the rich traditions of our Jewish faith.