In Alexandria was the world’s largest synagogue, ruled by seventy elders.  In Jesus times this city of one million people had a good number of attractions.  Hebrew scriptures were translated into Greek at Alexandria.  Ptolemy’s library had a million manuscripts. 
Joseph, Mary and Jesus sojourned at Alexandria two years.  The famous museum or university of Alexandria was the intellectual center of Occidental world.  A group of five prominent Jews of Alexandria meet with young Jesus to offer him a job as assistant to the chazan in Alexandria chief synagogue.  Jesus lived a good amount of experiences at Alexandria on his way to Rome.  The twelfth appearance of Jesus in morontia form took place in Alexandria before Rodan and a group of about eighty Greeks and Jews. 
Early Christians in Alexandria also were disciples of Philo.  In early Christian era conditions were not so bad at Alexandria, holding much of Jesus’ teachings.  Simon Zelotes preached at Alexandria in his mission for preaching. 
See also: UB 130:0.2; UB 186:3.2-3; UB 190:1.8.