Welcome to Temple of the High Country

Schaefer Jewish Community Center

                               SHABBAT SERVICES VIA ZOOM &
                                            IN-PERSON WITH

                              PROOF OF VACCINATION & BOOSTER 
              Children over the age of 5 are required to show proof of full vaccination,
         & adults over the age of 18, must show proof of full vaccination plus booster
                             *Children under 5 can attend with a vaccinated caregiver

                                           MASKS ARE OPTIONAL


Every Friday we conduct services at 6:00 p.m. in Person & via Zoom
Zoom Information will be emailed to our current group email list

Schedule of Services is Below
You can review this week’s portion at the Reform Judaism website: https://reformjudaism.org/  

 Online Shabbat Prayer Books/Siddurs
Mishkan T'filah for Shabbat - Central Conference of American Rabbis

www.ccarnet.org or

Online Flip Bookhttps://www.ccarnet.org/publications/resources-repaginated/#
Then click on the first Shabbat Book Photo or the word flipbook to the right of the photo

Weekly Shabbat Services, Programs & Events                                   
Friday, May 13 at 6:00 p.m. - Rabbi Alty Conducts Kabbalat Shabbat Service                    

                                                    Parshat Emor
Friday, May 20 at 6:00 p.m. - Rabbi Alty Conducts Kabbalat Shabbat Service
                                                    Parshat Behar
Friday, May 27 at 6:00 p.m. - Rabbi Alty Conducts Kabbalat Shabbat Service
                                                    Parshat Bechukotai
Friday, June 3 at 6:00 p.m. - Rabbi Alty Conducts Kabbalat Shabbat Service
                                                   Parshat Bamidbar

Most Thursday Mornings at 6:00 AM  - Shachrit Service at the TOHC
Contact Chuck Lieberman for Details (828) 964-2030 
The service is brief and a wonderful way to start the day!    Tfillan is optional
Click Here for Shabbat Service Recordings or Click on the Shabbat Recordings Tab on Top


              Save the Date for the Temple's 10th Anniversary Gala
                               Saturday, August 13!

                                   The theme will be “Denim Sparkle.”  
                 Dinner, Fun, Music, Dancing…and More. 


           Chanukah 2021  Share in Our Historic Community Simcha​!​​​​
                                  [Festive First Friday-Watauga Democrat Newspaper]
                                                 [Brief Video of Festive First Friday]

                     ASU  Center for Judaic, Holocaust, & Peace Studies




​​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)


   Bonnie & Jamie Schaefer 

  1043 West King Street, Boone, NC 28607

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 2895, Boone, NC 28607

Office Hours

     Monday through Friday: 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.   

                                              Click Here To Tour Our Temple & The
                                                 Ruth & Stan Etkin Education Wing 



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.