Temple of High Country - Home of the Boone Jewish Community

Welcome to The Temple of the High Country

Temple of the High Country-Schaefer Jewish Community Center

1043 West King Street, Boone, NC 28607

MAILING ADDRESS -  PO Box 2895, Boone, NC 28607

828.266.9777   templeofthehighcountry@gmail.com
www.templeofthehighcountry.org

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OFFICE HOURS  

MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, & FRIDAY 8:30 am until 4:30 pm                      

DURING INCLEMENT WEATHER PLEASE CHECK THE WEB SITE, EMAILS, & MEDIA OUTLETS FOR CANCELLATIONS

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SHABBAT SERVICES & EVENTS JANUARY 2019

Tevet - Shevat    5779

STARTING THE FIRST FRIDAY IN DECEMBER 2018, UNTIL MARCH 10, 2019
FRIDAY NIGHT SHABBAT SERVICES WILL BEGIN AT 6:00 pm
          

* Shabbat Service Schedule January 2019

Friday, January 4, at 6:00 PM

Friday, January 11, at 6:00 PM

Friday, January 18, at 6:00 PM - Hillel member Marisa Fernandez, will lead a special Shabbat service in celebration of Tu B'Shevat, The New Year For Trees. Temple member, Rachel Shinnar, 
will share her memories of celebrating this holiday in Israel. There will also be an oneg provided that highlights the significance of Tu B'Shevat. Please join us for this enjoyable Shabbat service!


Friday, January 25, at 6:00 PM - Led by Hillel Followed by a Non-Dairy Supper
Please Bring a Non Dairy/Pareve Side Dish or Dessert to Share &
Join Us For This Lovely Service in Support of Hillel Students
The Temple Provides the Chicken


* January Events

Friday, January 25, at 6:00 PM - Led by Hillel Followed by a Non-Dairy Supper
Please Bring a Non Dairy/Pareve Side Dish or Dessert to Share &
Join Us For This Lovely Service in Support of Hillel Students
The Temple Provides the Chicken

Monday, January 21, at 7:00 pm - At The Mabel United Methodist Church
Prayers For Peace - Join Kurt Love & Others For An Interfaith Night of Prayers, Music, &
Dessert, in Honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Mabel United Methodist Church is located at 5932 Old US Hwy 421,
Zionville, NC 28698    Tel # (828) 297-1501

* Sisterhood

Sunday, January 20, at 1:00 pm Leigh Girard's Home
Movie About Ruth Bader Ginsburg
*Weather Permitting - There will be popcorn, candy, & lemonade!                       
Please RSVP Leigh by Saturday, January 19, at 828-264-2557 

Sunday, February 17, at 1:00 pm - Book Club - Henna House

Sunday, March 17, at 1:00 pm - Jody Sloan Speaks About the Humane Society

Meetings are the 3rd Sunday of Each Month at 1:00 pm Unless Notified Otherwise

Mahjong Wednesdays from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM-Join Sisterhood & Play for $2.00 Per Day

* Board of Directors Meeting

Sunday, January 13, at 10:00 AM 

* Hebrew School & Maimonides Classes

Chuck Lieberman Leads Hebrew Classes
Classes are Cancelled from Mid-January to Mid-February
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM - Intermediate & Advanced Hebrew Class

Conversational Hebrew With Rachel Shinnar At the Temple Will Resume Late January

Men’s Maimonides Classes Will Resume in February 

Women’s Maimonides Class & Men’s Maimonides Classes Will Resume in May

* Shachrit Service

Thursdays at 6:00 AM - Tefillin Provided – Contact Chuck Lieberman for More Information (828) 964-2030

WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU AT SERVICES AND EVENTS!

The Shapell Foundation Roster Project, is asking for people to come forward if they are aware of any Jewish relatives who fought in the Civil War or if they have written materials about Jewish Civil War soldiers. For more information or to provide information, please go to the Shapell Roster web site https://www.shapell.org

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Our part-time professional spiritual leader is Rabbi Stephen Roberts, who is with us for Shabbat at various times throughout the year and for the High Holidays. He was ordained by Hebrew Union College in 1995. Rabbi Roberts lives in New York City most of the year, where he is also the Founder & President of ChaplainDL - Chaplain Distance Learning Business

Dates Rabbi Roberts will be leading Shabbat Services in 2019 - 5779


Friday, April 5, at 7:00 PM
Saturday, April 6, at 11:00 AM - Learner’s Minyon – Focus on Haggadah - Lunch & Learn to Follow

LGBTQ Community Week Long – Kick off on Sunday, April 7, with Multi-Faith
@ TOHC (Hillel leading next Shabbat for Pride Shabbat)

Friday, May 10, at 7:00 PM
Saturday, May 11, at 
11:00 AM - Learner’s Minyon – Focus on Sh’mah
Graduation Weekend - Lunch & Learn to Follow

Friday, June 7, at 7:00 PM
Saturday, June 8, at 10:30 AM - Lay Led Torah Reader Shabbat - Traditional Kiddish
Shavuot - night of June 8 & June 9

Friday, June 21, at 7:00 PM 
Saturday, June 22,  -  Torah Meal & Learn on Beech Mtn & Temple

Friday, July 12, at 7:00 PM
Saturday, July 13,  -  Torah Meal & Learn at Beech Mtn. & Temple

Friday, August    at 7:00 PM
Saturday, August     ,  -  Torah Meal & Learn at Beech Mtn. & Temple


Friday, August 23, at 7:00 PM
Saturday, August 24,  -  Torah Meal & Learn at Beech Mtn. & Temple 

Friday, September 13, at 7:00 PM
Saturday, September 14, at 11:00 AM - Learner’s Minyon – Focus on Morning Blessings - Lunch & Learn to Follow

Friay, September 27, at 7:00 PM 
Saturday, September 28, at 11:00 AM - Learner’s Minyon – Focus on Inserts for the High Holidays - Lunch & Learn to Follow

Rosh Hashanah Begins Night of Sunday, September 29
Rosh Hashanah – Sunday, September 29 & Monday, September 30
Yom Kippur - Tuesday, October 8 & Wednesday, October 9

Friday, October 11, at 7:00 PM
Saturday, October 12, at 11:00 AM - Learner’s Minyon – Focus on Inserts for Sukkot
Lunch & Learn to Follow

Yom Kippur – Tuesday, October 8 & Wednesday, October 9
Sukkot Begins Night of Sunday, October 13

Friday, November 15, at 7:00 PM
Saturday, November 16, at 10:30 AM - Lay Led Torah Reader Shabbat & Traditional Kiddish

Friday, December 20, at 6:00 PM
Saturday, December 21, at  11:00 AM - Learner’s Minyon – Focus on Inserts for Chanukah - Lunch & Learn to Follow

Chanukah First Night, Sunday, December 22

High Holiday Dates 2019

Rosh Hashanah – Sunday, September 29 & Monday, September 30
Yom Kippur - Tuesday, October 8 & Wednesday, October 9


TOHC Mission

Our mission is to be a spiritual, educational, and social home for our Jewish community and to enhance the lives of our congregants and community at large. As we embrace our Jewish traditions, we are able to support one another through times of sadness and joy as well as further the Jewish vision of worldwide justice and peace.

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The Caring Community

Do you know a member of the congregation who is ill, grieving, or has had a life cycle event occur?    
Please let us know

The Caring committee is available to help our temple members in need
We will provide occasional transportation to temple services and events and will assist ill members with grocery shopping and other small errands as needed
Occasionally, we may make Shiva calls, hospital and home visits to those who are elderly or sick.

Since we are volunteers, we cannot provide these services on a regular basis, but if possible we will provide referrals to community agencies in the area as needed

We are here to help you
Please contact:
The Temple of the High Country-Schaefer Jewish Community Center 828-266-9777 or templeofthehighcountry@gmail.com

*** Assistance will be provided if volunteers are available***

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