Jewish Council of Lake Norman

The vision of the Jewish Council is to increase awareness, knowledge, and understanding of Jewish life and history through cultural and educational experiences in the Lake Norman area of North Carolina. Major funding for the council is provided by the Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte. Events for all ages are planned throughout the year. The Jewish Council of Lake Norman is committed to developing and implementing community programs to enrich and strengthen Jewish life in Lake Norman.


Temple Solel

Temple Solel is a warm and inclusive congregation of individuals and families, who embrace Judaism though worship and learning in a supportive, spiritual atmosphere. Our congregation maintains the spirit of Reform Judaism through a chavurah of spiritual growth, where tradition is blended with the reality of Jewish life designed to build ties to the greater community through social action and Tikkun Olam.
Please join us for high holidays, bi-weekly services, youth group and Jewish fellowship!
Temple Solel
P.O. Box 1765
Fort Mill, SC 29716

Phone: 803-619-9707

Temple Kol Ami

Kol Ami means “All My People”. Temple Kol Ami of Fort Mill, SC strives to be a voice for the diverse Jewish community of York County, SC and the surrounding areas, welcoming families and individuals from all walks of Jewish life. We are a warm and inclusive congregation comprised of Jews from more traditional backgrounds, interfaith couples and families as well as those who may be rediscovering their faith. As a community we celebrate and embrace the joys of Judaism through ritual, culture and a thriving Religious School.
Join us for Shabbat service the first and third Friday of every month at 7 PM in the Historic Sanctuary of Unity Presbyterian, 303 Tom Hall Street, Fort Mill, SC.
Contact info:
Mailing address: 2764 Pleasant Road #11423, Fort Mill, SC 29708
Phone: 8037010149

Temple Emanuel, Gastonia

Since 1913, Temple Emanuel has served Gastonia, NC and the surrounding area as a house of worship and study. A small, friendly Reform congregation, the Temple warmly welcomes Jews of all backgrounds, interests and experiences. Also, we invite non-Jewish spouses and friends to join in our services, programs and activities. Please call, visit or drop in on our website for more information.

Street Address: 320 South Street / Gastonia, NC 28052
Mailing Address: PO Box 550085 / Gastonia, NC 28055-0085

Levine-Sklut Judaic Library & Resource Center

The Levine-Sklut Judaic Library is the center for Jewish learning and literacy in a supportive and welcoming environment. Located in the heart of Shalom Park, the LSJL is open to anyone who has an interest in Judaism. From scholarly texts to popular fiction, graphic novels, cookbooks, games and DVDs, the library is a great place to find a wide array of resources and materials. Come check it out. You will be surprised by what we have to offer.

Debby Block
Interim Director
(704) 944-6780

Levine Jewish Community Center

Located on a secluded 54-acre campus in the heart of South Charlotte, the Levine Jewish Community Center is a family-oriented, vibrant facility where you can feel a sense of community and belonging. From our state-of-the-art fitness center to our expansive athletic fields and courts, from our sports programs for youth and adults to our arts activities - the Levine JCC can offer you a place to maintain a healthy lifestyle, build relationships and engage in activities for all ages.

Susan Lerner
Membership Manager

Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte

The Federation, often called "The Central Address of the Jewish Community", is a blend of volunteers, donors and member agencies, devoted to meeting the needs of the Jewish community. Our funds, derived primarily from the annual community campaign, are allocated each year to local, national and overseas agencies and organizations.
Other primary Federation functions include community planning, community relations, leadership development and promoting a community understanding of the State of Israel and its people. Contact us about becoming involved in the Bernstein Leadership Group, NEXTGEN Charlotte, Ben-Gurion Society (BGS), Jewish Community Relations Council, Partnership2Gether, Missions, and Teen Israel Scholarships.
Our Outreach efforts include PJ Library, Shalom Baby, Newcomer Schmoozes among a few. A variety of programs and events are planned throughout the year, and we welcome your participation.
For more information about the Federation and its activities, please stop by or contact the Federation office. Websites:
Phone: 704.944.6757

Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte
5007 Providence Road, Suite 101
Charlotte, NC 28226
Fax: 704.944.6766

Foundation of Shalom Park

The Foundation of Shalom Park is a 501(c)(3) non-profit agency that owns and manages the properties and facilities for most of the organizations that are located on the central campus of Shalom Park, which includes: Temple Israel, Temple Beth El, the Levine Jewish Community Center, Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte, Jewish Family Services, Temple Israel Religious School, Temple Beth El Religious School, Consolidated High School of Jewish Studies, Charlotte Jewish Preschool, Charlotte Jewish Day School, Levine-Sklut Judaic Library & Resource Center, and the Charlotte Jewish News.
Shalom Park is a flexible, full-service facility that has the space and the staff necessary to make your event an overwhelming success. We offer over 12,000 square feet of space for a variety of events, whether business or social. Contact us today to arrange for a personal tour of our facility, or to talk with one of our Facility Coordinators; their expertise can assist you in meeting the budget, style, and objective of your event.

Kevin Levine
Executive Director

Foundation of Shalom Park
5007 Providence Road
Suite 102
Charlotte, NC 28226


Jewish Family Services

Jewish Family Services is the heart of our community, providing comprehensive integrated social services that help members of our community in the most effective compassionate way possible, providing people of all ages, religions and socio-economic backgrounds with the encouragement and tools they need to become productive and self-reliant.

JFS provides professional counseling to individuals and families (Counseling Center), helps seniors stay connected to the Jewish community (Senior Outreach), offers life-skills, food and financial resources to people facing obstacles (MySolutions Case Management) and provides additional programs and educational workshops that support the community.

Every day, JFS helps people overcome life’s challenges to live fuller, more meaningful lives.

5007 Providence Rd # 105, Charlotte, NC 28226

Phone:(704) 364-6594

Foundation for the Charlotte Jewish Community

Foundation for the Charlotte Jewish Community (FCJC) was established in 1997 as an affiliate of Foundation For The Carolinas.

We assist our non-profit clients and individual donors by:
• Building, managing and investing long-term charitable assets
• Linking the philanthropic intent of our donors with the community needs
• Facilitating legacy planning to create and build endowments
• Helping to sustain the financial future of Jewish Charlotte.

Foundation for the Charlotte Jewish Community
Foundation For The Carolinas
220 North Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
Phone: 704.973.4544
Mobile: 704.995.1205
Fax: 704-973-4944

Moishe House

Founded in 2006, Moishe House started when four friends began hosting Shabbat dinners in Oakland, California. Since those initial dinners, Moishe House has become the global leader of pluralistic life for young Jewish adults in their 20s opening houses around the world in response to the increasing demand for Jewish involvement in local communities.

Our innovative model trains, supports and sponsors young Jewish leaders as they create meaningful experiences in their local communities for themselves and their peers. Our approach is becoming an increasingly recognized avenue for young adult engagement that is scalable and easily replicated. On an annual basis, our residents are engaging more than 95,000 in total attendance through 5,700+ unique programs.

Contact information:

Shalom Park
5007 Providence Road | Suite E216
Charlotte, NC 28226
Office: (980) 225-7667

Havurat Tikvah

Havurat Tikvah is a warm, supportive and nurturing Jewish Reconstructionist congregation with Shabbat services and a full spectrum of holiday observances, as well as religious educational options for both adults and children. We are a diverse group of families, singles, and Jewish and interfaith couples who participate in projects that promote social justice. We value and depend upon member participation and leadership for our religious services, spiritual growth and governance. Please check our website out for more information on services and other programs and events.

Havurat Tikvah
P.O. Box 12684
Charlotte, NC 28220

Avondale Presbyterian Church
MacLean Fellowship Hall
2821 Park Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28206

Contact Information:

Jewish Preschool on Sardis

The Jewish Preschool on Sardis is a licensed five star preschool offering part day and full day care for ages 6 weeks - 5 years old. Our comprehensive and developmentally appropriate program is designed to promote each child's intellectual, social, physical and emotional growth in a loving and nurturing environment.

Leah Levin
Ballantyne Jewish Center
8632 Bryant Farms Rd.
Charlotte NC 28277
704 246 8881

Temple Israel

Temple Israel is a warm, engaging Conservative synagogue that brings innovation and creativity to Jewish traditions. We welcome you to enjoy a sense of community, to engage with Judaism and to transform your life through Torah, worship and acts of loving kindness. Temple Israel’s programming includes uplifting and spiritually motivating services, education for both adults and children, socials for adults, youth groups, as well as community service and outreach. We encourage you to explore our website, visit our synagogue and participate in our activities to get to know us! For more information, please contact our Membership Director, Monty Bennett at (704) 362-2796 or

Charlotte Jewish Preschool

The Charlotte Jewish Preschool is a partnership between Temple Israel, Temple Beth El and the Levine Jewish Community Center. Its mission is to provide young children with a secure and loving atmosphere in which
to grow, develop a positive self-image and learn the joy of a Jewish life.
Elka Bernstein

Temple Beth El

Temple Beth El is a dynamic center for Jewish religious, cultural and educational development in Charlotte, North Carolina. Through a wide variety of engagement, all ages of congregants and guests enjoy worship services, intellectual enrichment and cultural events. We are a:
• Beit Knesset, a house of gathering where you can connect with Jews of every age and background.
• Beit Midrash, a house of study where studying sacred texts can add meaning to your life
• Beit Tefillah, a house of prayer where you can find a place to meditate, to sing, to pray or simply to reflect.
5101 Providence Road
Charlotte, NC 28226

Ballantyne Jewish Center

We welcome all Jews, regardless of background and affiliation. We offer Judaism with a smile and a home away from home for everyone who walks through our doors.
Ballantyne Jewish Center
8632 Bryant Farms Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28277

Hebrew High

Teens at Hebrew High describe it as "the one place during the week where we can just slow down for a minute and really get to be ourselves." Hebrew High is designed to help Jewish teens connect deeply to a peer community, find adults in their lives who support them, and understand more about who they are, what they believe, what they value, and how they treat themselves and others. Through experiential classes, social programs, leadership opportunities, tzedakah and tikkun olam, our teens find a true sense of personal Jewish understanding, a community of friends that will last a lifetime, and a safe space in the midst of their demanding schedules. Hebrew High meets every Wednesday evening from 7:00 – 9:00 pm.

Roz Cooper
chscharlotte – Facebook
@highhebrew – Twitter

Charlotte Jewish Day School

Charlotte Jewish Day School provides a strong foundation for critical thinking and living Jewishly. Our graduates will become the leaders of tomorrow, equipped with a powerful scholastic, ethical and religious foundation, and confident in their unique strengths, talents, and ability to make a difference.

5007 Providence Road, Building E, Suite 110, Charlotte, NC 28226