Social Distancing in Effect. Cancelling all gatherings of congregants in the coming days, including Friday Night Services, Religious School, and Adult Education.


    Because of the guidance about the Covid-19 virus,  all gatherings of congregants are cancelled including Friday Night Services, Religious School, and Adult Education.

    PLEASE JOIN US BY WEBCAST: services will be broadcast via the website and FaceBook. You can use these links or navigate to Jewish Journeys > Prayer > Watch Services Online. There is no password required.
    for FaceBook. For this facebook link - you will have to sign in to FaceBook and you have to be accepted in advance to join. Please do so as early as possible so you don't miss out on any of the service.

    Please refrain from creating private watch parties on Facebook. As a community, we want to see and read everyones comments in one place, to help us promote a sense of togetherness during these virtual times.

    CBHT Staff and leadership will continue to closely monitor the developing situation, and work to maintain our connections to each other and to our traditions in ways that promote everyone’s continued health and well being. Please call or email if there is anything staff or leadership can do to support you or your loved ones.

    Tikkun Gottschalk, President


Our Top Jewish Stories

Lotte Meyerson Tikkun Olam Committee Updates December, 2019

Rekindling the Lamp: Hanukkah and Children’s Issues  Adapted from rac.org Submitted by Sam Hausfather At the moment of rededication, the Maccabees relit the ner tamid, the eternal flame in the Temple.  Because it is perpetually lit, the ner ...

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Czech Memorial Sefer Torah at CBHT

This is #347 of the 1,564 Sifre Torah rescued from Czechoslovakia after WWII and restored at Westminster Synagogue, London, England.  It is on permanent loan to Congregation Beth HaTephila from the Memorial Scrolls Trust.   It ...

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Tikkun Olam Is A Verb

Artist Elana Kann of Asheville has created the sculptureTikkun Olam Is A Verb.  She and her sister Sheella Mierson lovingly gifted it to the Temple in honor of their parents Lotte & Seymour Meyerson and in ...

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New Art at the Temple

We are delighted to announce that Lynn and Pat Patton Grimes, in memory of their parents, Marilyn and Buddy Patton, donated a marvelous piece of art to the Temple. The work, a woven fiber mosaic, was ...

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Family Tradition at CBHT Spans Six Generations

Family Tradition at CBHT Spans Six Generations I  was fortunate to be born and raised in western North Carolina. My roots in Asheville date back to 1898. Six generations of family have called Asheville home. Living ...

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CBHT —Giving from the Heart

CBHT —Giving from the Heart By Gail A. Manheimer I have always felt our Temple represents an extension of our home, a welcoming place for us to pray, meditate, study, sing, find fellowship, make new friends and ...

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Mitzvah Tree

Mitzvah Tree
Mitzvah Tree by Meg Winnecour

CBHT Religious School is so fortunate to have the beautiful artwork of Meg Winnecour!  In celebration of our awesome children, Meg has painted a beautiful Mitzvah Tree, on which we will hang out Mitzvah leaves full of Torah, Avodah and Gemilut Chasadim!


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