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

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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.

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
Family Promise Chair Kay Lorraine
Library Chair Sally Morgan
Bikur Cholim Chair Naomi Olstein
Adult Education Emerita Dina Yoshimi
Website Chair Brandon Wallis

Committee Chair Persons

 Ritual Advisor  Rabbi Ken Aronowitz
 Book Club Chair  CarolAnn Biederman
 Family Promise Chair  Kay Lorraine
 Oneg Chair  Jessie Weinberger
Public Relations Chair  TBD
Cemetery Chair  Robert Littman
Sof History Project Co-Chair  Mat Sgan
Sof History Project Co-Chair  Alex Golub

Beit Din

 Ken Aronowitz
 Gregg Kinkley
 Robert Littman
 Dina Yoshimi





Upcoming Events

all-day Rosh Chodesh Elul
Rosh Chodesh Elul
Aug 23 all-day
The new Hebrew month of Elul http://www.hebcal.com/holidays/rosh-chodesh-elul?tag=ical
6:36 pm Candle lighting @ Honolulu
Candle lighting @ Honolulu
Aug 25 @ 6:36 pm – 6:54 pm
all-day Parashat Shoftim
Parashat Shoftim
Aug 26 all-day
Torah: Deuteronomy 16:18 – 21:9 Haftarah: Isaiah 51:12 – 52:12 http://www.hebcal.com/sedrot/shoftim?tag=ical
8:05 pm Havdalah (72 min) @ Honolulu
Havdalah (72 min) @ Honolulu
Aug 26 @ 8:05 pm – 8:06 pm
6:30 pm Candle lighting @ Honolulu
Candle lighting @ Honolulu
Sep 1 @ 6:30 pm – 6:48 pm

Shabbat Times