High Holy Days Attendance

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Welcome to Temple of the High Country

Schaefer Jewish Community Center

                                              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, September 1 at 6:00 p.m. -  Rabbi Alty Conducts a Kabbalat Shabbat Service, 
                                                  Parshat Ki Tavo

Friday, September 8 at 6:00 p.m. - Hillel Students Lead Shabbat Services,
                                                  Parshat Nitzavim-Vayeilech

Friday, September 15 at 6:00 p.m. - Rabbi Alty Conducts a Shabbat Service on the eve of Rosh HaShanah, marking the end of the year 5783
                                                                                                                                                        Saturday, September 16 at 10:00 a.m. - Rabbi Alty Conducts Services for Rosh HaShanah, comemorating the New Year 5784
                                                                                                                                                          Friday, September 22 at 6:00 p.m. -  Rabbi Alty Conducts a Kabbalat Shabbat Service, 
                                                   Parshat Ha'Azinu

Sunday, September 24 at 6:00 p.m. - Rabbi Alty Conducts a Kol Nidre Service on the eve of Yom Kippur

Monday, September 25 at 10:00 a.m. - Rabbi Alty Conducts a Shacharit Service on Yom Kippur                                                                                                                                                  Monday, September 25 at 5:00 p.m. - Rabbi Alty Conducts a Yizkor/Neilah Service on Yom Kippur, followed by Break Fast
                                                                                                                                                            Monday, September 29 at 6:00 p.m. - Rabbi Alty Conducts a Kabbalat Shabbat Service on Erev Sukkot

Most Thursday Mornings at 6:00 AM - Shacharit Service at the TOHC 
                             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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​​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, Wednesday, & Thursday: 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday & Friday: 10:30 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

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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.