Our Services

celebrateoriginal artwork by Laura Seward Margulies
Shabbat and festival services are held at the First Unitarian Church of Honolulu, 2500 Pali Highway. On Saturdays, Torah study begins at 9 a.m., and Shabbat services are held from 9:50 a.m. until 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.

Our Mission

missionoriginal artwork by Laura Seward Margulies

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.


5778 High Holy Days Services

Rabbi Rosalind Glazer

 

Welcome, Rabbi Rosalind Glazer, to Congregation Sof Ma’arav! Rabbi Glazer will be with us for the High Holy Days this year.

Review the Services Schedule and save the dates for this special experience!

Learn more about Rabbi Glazer by reading her biography.


Officers *

* All officers are board members

President Donald Armstrong
Vice President Michelle Schneider
Treasurer Robert Littman
Secretary Margie Walkover

Board Members

Welcome/Outreach Sandra Armstrong
Gabbai Emeritus Marvin Black
Memory Book & Yarhzeit Morris Rabinko
Ritual Chair Gregg Kinkley
Gabbai Chair Daniel Lev
President Emerita Bernice Littman
Drash Chair Fran Margulies
Library Chair Sally Morgan
Bikur Cholim Chair Naomi Olstein
Adult Education Emerita Dina Yoshimi
Communications Chair Sid Goldstein

Committee Chair Persons

Ritual Advisor Rabbi Ken Aronowitz
Book Club Chair Carolann Biederman
Family Promise Chair Kay Lorraine
Oneg Chair Jessie Weinberger
Cemetery Chair Robert Littman
Sof History Project Chair Mat Sgan

Beit Din

Ken Aronowitz
Gregg Kinkley
Robert Littman
Dina Yoshimi

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Events

Sep
29
Fri
all-day Erev Yom Kippur
Erev Yom Kippur
Sep 29 all-day
Day of Atonement http://www.hebcal.com/holidays/yom-kippur?tag=ical
6:03 pm Candle lighting @ Honolulu
Candle lighting @ Honolulu
Sep 29 @ 6:03 pm – 6:21 pm
 
6:30 pm Yom Kippur Service
Yom Kippur Service
Sep 29 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Kol Nidre
Sep
30
Sat
all-day Yom Kippur
Yom Kippur
Sep 30 all-day
Day of Atonement http://www.hebcal.com/holidays/yom-kippur?tag=ical
10:00 am Yom Kippur Service
Yom Kippur Service
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
 
5:00 pm Yom Kippur Service
Yom Kippur Service
Sep 30 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
With a community potluck to break the fast; the potluck will conclude by 9:30 PM
7:32 pm Havdalah (72 min) @ Honolulu
Havdalah (72 min) @ Honolulu
Sep 30 @ 7:32 pm – 7:33 pm
 
Oct
4
Wed
all-day Erev Sukkot
Erev Sukkot
Oct 4 all-day
Feast of Tabernacles http://www.hebcal.com/holidays/sukkot?tag=ical
5:59 pm Candle lighting @ Honolulu
Candle lighting @ Honolulu
Oct 4 @ 5:59 pm – 6:17 pm
 
Oct
5
Thu
all-day Sukkot I
Sukkot I
Oct 5 all-day
Feast of Tabernacles http://www.hebcal.com/holidays/sukkot?tag=ical