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

Oct
20
Fri
all-day Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan
Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan
Oct 20 all-day
The new Hebrew month of Cheshvan http://www.hebcal.com/holidays/rosh-chodesh-cheshvan?tag=ical
5:45 pm Candle lighting @ Honolulu
Candle lighting @ Honolulu
Oct 20 @ 5:45 pm – 6:03 pm
 
Oct
21
Sat
all-day Parashat Noach
Parashat Noach
Oct 21 all-day
Torah: Genesis 6:9 – 11:32 Maftir: Numbers 28:9 – 28:15 | Shabbat Rosh Chodesh Haftarah: Isaiah 66:1 – 66:24 | Shabbat Rosh Chodesh http://www.hebcal.com/sedrot/noach?tag=ical
all-day Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan
Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan
Oct 21 all-day
The new Hebrew month of Cheshvan http://www.hebcal.com/holidays/rosh-chodesh-cheshvan?tag=ical
7:15 pm Havdalah (72 min) @ Honolulu
Havdalah (72 min) @ Honolulu
Oct 21 @ 7:15 pm – 7:16 pm
 
Oct
27
Fri
5:40 pm Candle lighting @ Honolulu
Candle lighting @ Honolulu
Oct 27 @ 5:40 pm – 5:58 pm
 
Oct
28
Sat
all-day Parashat Lech-Lecha
Parashat Lech-Lecha
Oct 28 all-day
Torah: Genesis 12:1 – 17:27 Haftarah: Isaiah 40:27 – 41:16 http://www.hebcal.com/sedrot/lechlecha?tag=ical
7:10 pm Havdalah (72 min) @ Honolulu
Havdalah (72 min) @ Honolulu
Oct 28 @ 7:10 pm – 7:11 pm
 
Oct
29
Sun
1:00 pm Book Club
Book Club
Oct 29 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Playing with Fire by Tess Gerritsen
Nov
3
Fri
5:36 pm Candle lighting @ Honolulu
Candle lighting @ Honolulu
Nov 3 @ 5:36 pm – 5:54 pm