News and the Neighborhood

Do you have news you would like to share with other members - good news - a marriage, a grandchild, a trip, a job, recovery from illness - sad news - an illness, a death?  Here is the place to do it.  The news should be about your family, not anyone else's, unless they have specifically asked you to send it to the temple via email to:

If you are aware of a special circumstance in which you feel the TOHC needs to acknowledge a new baby, a sick member, a death in the family, a wedding, etc., please email

Looking for a challah loaf?   
You can order one from Stick Boy Bread Company in Boone.  Just call at least the day before
and they will make you one or two.  Stick Boy in Boone (828) 268-9900
Earth Fare in Boone (828) 528-4226,  Publix in Boone (828) 263-8126
Harris Teeter in Boone (828) 262-3319, or Lowes Foods in Boone (828) 265-2084,

and Banner Elk (828) 898-9565, also have challah loaves that can be reserved for you with a phone call.

Looking for kosher food?   
Publix in Boone, has a frozen food section of kosher favorites, including chicken.  Publix and other stores - see above -  have kosher selections in their canned and dry goods sections.  Publix phone number is (828) 263-8126.  For a large selection of organic produce and other foods as well as all natural and kosher food, try Be Natural Market, Boone, NC (828) 262-5592 or  Earth Fare, Boone, NC (828) 528-4226Gleiberman's in Charlotte, NC, sells a variety of Rabbi supervised glatt kosher goods like fresh meat, bread, wine, frozen foods, spreads and dry goods.  They are located in: Galleria Shopping Center,  Address: 1816 Galleria Blvd. Charlotte, NC 28270.  Hours: 10:00 am ⋅ Closes 6:00 pm, Mon-Thurs. Fri. 10 - 4pm, Closed Sat.  Phone(704) 563-8288

Looking for a kosher ice cream parlor?    
Ben & Jerry's ice cream parlor on King St. in Boone, has some kosher selections, but please ask about which ones before ordering.  Ben & Jerry's phone number is (828) 865-1222  or  
Ben Jerry's Ice Cream Parlor, Boone, NC.


Looking for kosher wine?    

The major supermarkets listed above, sell Manischewitz wine in different sizes.  Peabody's Wine & Beer Merchants in Boone, carries Mount Hermon and Baron Herzog wines, but will supply Manischewitz by ordering at phone (828) 264-9476, or Peabody's Wine & Beer, Boone, NC.

There are still many naming opportunities left.  Please check our fundraising page and be part of the DREAM.

Please do not forget to send in your membership dues of $350.00 for a family and $200.00 for an individual.  We have implemented a Safety & Security Assessment of $50.00 in addition to the membership dues.  The temple needs your dues more than ever.  You may send it to the Temple of the High Country, P.O. Box 2895, Boone, NC 28607.  Thank you!