We Stand with Israel

In Sorrow & Solidarity


                                              SHABBAT SERVICES 
                                                IN PERSON 


                       Every Friday we conduct services at 6:00 p.m. in person 
                YouTube Live information will be emailed to our current group email list

               Weekly Shabbat Services, Programs & Events                          

Friday, July 5 at 6:00 p.m. - Rabbi Alty conducts Kabbalat Shabbat Service,
                                                  Parshat Korach 

Friday, July 12 at 6:00 p.m. - Junior Shabbat (5:20) then Rabbi Alty conducts a special Kabbalat Shabbat Service joined by the educators of the 22nd annual Martin & Doris Rosen Holocaust Symposium , 
                                                  Parshat Chukat

Friday, July 19 at 6:00 p.m. - Rabbi Alty conducts a special Interfaith Shabbat joined by Holy Cross Episcopal Church,
                                                  Parshat Balak

Friday, July 26 at 6:00 p.m. - Junior Shabbat (5:20) then Rabbi Alty Conducts a Kabbalat Shabbat Service, 
                                                  Parshat Pinchas

Monday Evenings at 6:00 PM - Adult Biblical Hebrew Classes
Most Wednesday Mornings at 7:00 AM - Shacharit Service online 
                             Contact Chuck Lieberman for Details (828) 964-2030
The service is brief and a wonderful way to start the day! - Putting on Tefillin is optional

You can review this week’s portion at the Reform Judaism website: https://reformjudaism.org/  
Click Here for Shabbat Service Recordings or Click on the Shabbat Recordings Tab on Top
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                                                        Chanukah   2022 
                Watauga Democrat Article/Mountain Times Article


Join us for the 2023 Menorah Lightings in Boone on

Friday, Dec 1 @ 5 pm and in Banner Elk on

Thursday, Dec  7 @ 6 pm on ‘The Corner on Main’

(the intersection of 184 & 194, at the town’s only traffic light)

Park anywhere on the street, or across the street at the First Community Bank



​​Rabbi Alty Weinreb is Both a Rabbi and a Cantor  
He brings music, joy and scholarship into his services that engage the entire family

    Rabbi Alty's Office Hours at the Temple are:
        Tuesdays and  Wednesdays from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m

& Will Alternate Each Week for Thursday & Friday
Meeting Times

             Make an Appointment via Email rabbialtytemple@gmail.com to Meet with Rabbi Alty! 

         (Click Here or on the Education Tab for a Schedule of His Classes)



Schaefer Jewish Community Center    

Bonnie & Jamie Schaefer 


1043 West King Street, Boone, NC 28607
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 2895, Boone, NC 28607

Office Hours
Monday-Thursday: 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 10:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. 


The Ruth & Stan Etkin Education Wing 
          Was created in honor and memory of the Etkins, our long-time members & supporters.
The wing is used for community outreach, educational programming, classrooms, meetings, and office space.

Ruth & Stan Etkin

If  you are interested in the Czech Torah Scrolls taken during WWII, please go to the following website
Czech Memorial Scrolls Trust Web Page Further information can be seen on the website “Find Our Scrolls”  
Find Our Scrolls Web Page

Shalom Cloud  Provides Better Synagogue Management at Lower Cost   www.shalomcloud.com 


The Caring Committee

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

                  Sisterhood Has a Well Stocked Gift Shop!
                   *Please Call Bonnie Berkowicz for Hours of Availability*
                                      at 917-270-1632


            ​                 PHOTOS OF ITEMS IN THE GIFT SHOP


Temple of the High Country 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.