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Our Services

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Update:

We will not physically meet until further information about the coronavirus is known to us. In the meantime, services will be online – see our news and calendar page for details. 

For more information, please call the office at (808) 595-3678

Our Mission

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Sof Ma’arav is dedicated to observing and preserving the religious and cultural heritage of Judaism.

We are a lay-led, Conservative, egalitarian congregation affiliated with the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism.

We are committed to enriching our children and congregants with the knowledge, understanding and appreciation of our faith and Israel.

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On hold until further notice: Shabbat and festival services are usually held at the First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, 2500 Pali Highway. Torah study begins at 9 a.m. Saturdays, and Shabbat services are held 9:50 a.m. to about noon. An oneg (light lunch) and social hour follow services. Babysitting is always available during services. Havdalah, special events and programs are sometimes held at the homes of members.


Officers *

* All officers are board members

Officer Position Designee
President Sandra Armstrong
Vice President Morris Rabinko
Treasurer Robert Littman
Recording Secretary Margie Walkover
Corresponding Secretary Donald Armstrong

 

Board Members

Board Designee
Memory & Yahrzeit Morris Rabinko
Ritual/Talmud Gregg Kinkley
Gabbai Chair Daniel Lev
President Emerita Bernice Littman
Drash Fran Margulies
Bikur Cholim Naomi Olstein
Adult Torah Dina Yoshimi
Communications/PR Sid Goldstein
“Snowbird” (Mainland Members) Les Rosenthal
Member At-Large Michelle Schneider

 

Committee Chair Persons

Standing Committees Chairperson
Ritual Advisor Ken Aronowitz
Book Club Carolann Bierderman
Family Promise Kay Lorraine
Adult Hebrew Education & Facilities Chair Donald Armstrong
Oneg Jesse Weinberger
Children’s Jewish Education Sandy Armstrong
Sof History Project (SHP) Mat Sgan
Library Sally Morgan
Chevrah Kadisha Chair Jay Friedheim

 

Beit Din

Ken Aronowitz
Gregg Kinkley
Robert Littman
Dina Yoshimi

 

 

Calendar

Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Shabbat Times

  • The Royal Road to Relational Spirituality
    This is a 10 session course taught in 2019. Click here to purchase full course recordings. Click here for a free download of first session. Derekh HaMelekh— “The Royal Road”—is a collection of Shabbat and holiday teachings by Reb Kalanymous Kalman Shapira, who was the “Rebbe of the Warsaw Ghetto” as well as a major […]
  • Rising Above Isolation: The Piaseczner Rebbe’s Shavuot Torah of Connection
    Dates and Times: Tuesdays – May 12, May 19, May 267 – 8 pm EST Cost: Pay-what-you-can  Presenter: Rabbi Dr. Natan Margalit Description: We’ll learn together an amazing Shavuot Torah by Rabbi Kalonymous Kalman Shapiro, the Piaseczner Rebbe, also known for being the Hasidic Rebbe in the Warsaw Ghetto during the horrific years of the Holocaust. In this Torah he explores […]