WNC Jewish Community

Jewish Life in Western North Carolina

These Jewish Life in Western North Carolina collections contain photographs, newspaper clippings, oral histories, and miscellaneous materials that describe various individuals, organizations and businesses in the region. This aggregate of collections is intended to grow in scale and scope and will attempt to represent Jewish life in western North Carolina from the mid-nineteenth century to the present and will focus on Asheville and the near region.

Major Jewish Organizations in Our Area

Asheville and Western North Carolina are home to a growing, thriving Jewish community. Download a printable PDF of the Jewish Asheville map.

Agudas Israel Synagogue of Hendersonville

Rabbi Rachael Jackson
505 Glasgow Lane
Hendersonville, NC 28739
828.693.9838
www.agudasisraelsynagogue.org

Asheville Jewish Community Center

Ashley Lasher, Executive Director
236 Charlotte Street
Asheville, NC 28801
828.253.0701
www.jcc-asheville.org
info@jcc-asheville.org

Brevard Jewish Community

www.thebrevardjewishcommunity.org

Center for Jewish Studies at UNC Asheville

Dr. Doria Killian, Director
828.251.6274
cjs.unca.edu
dkillian@unca.edu

The Chabad House

Rabbi Shaya Susskind, Executive Director
660 Merrimon Avenue, Suite C
Asheville, NC 28804
828.505.0746
www.chabadasheville.org
Rabbi@JewishWNC.com

Congregation Beth HaTephila

Rabbi Batsheva Meiri
43 North Liberty Street
Asheville, NC 28801
828.253.4911
www.bethhatephila.org
admin@bethhatephila.org

Congregation Beth Israel

229 Murdock Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801
828.252.8660
www.bethisraelnc.org
admin@bethisraelnc.org

History at Hand – The Family Store

www.history-at-hand.com

Jewish Community of Western North Carolina

www.jcwnc.org

Jewish Family Services of WNC

Jessica Whitehill, Director
236 Charlotte Street
Asheville, NC 28801
828.253.2900
www.jfswnc.org

UNC Asheville Hillel

UNC Asheville Hillel Facebook Group
unca.hillel@gmail.com

WNC Jewish Federation

P.O. Box 7126
Asheville, NC 28802
828.545.4648
www.jewishasheville.org
wncjf@bellsouth.net