Monthly Archives: December 2017

We Are the Party Shul!

Contributed by Sandara M. Z. Armstrong

Sof Ma’arav Hanukkah parties have been held at our house for the past twelve years. They have been a great addition to our Jewish experience in Hawaii. Last Saturday night we hosted 100+ friends… Continue reading

The Conversation

Contributed by Donald Armstrong

On Shabbat Shuvah, I talked about the surprise of my near-death experiences and the questions they raised: Are my affairs in order? Have I made things right with my family and friends? Am I ready to… Continue reading

“Welcoming” Marketing Philosophy Offers Impressive Results

Excerpt from Kehilla Magazine

When New Jersey native Sandra Armstrong began writing her “how to” marketing book for Conservative synagogues, little did she dream she would be finishing it in Hawaii. And yet, what Sandra now calls “Jewish Paradise,” turned… Continue reading

  • JCAN’s Jewish Climate Conference
    March 24, 2019 1pm-8pm Temple Reyim in Auburndale, MA Join Rabbi Margalit and Organic Torah Board Member Rabbi Laura Bellows as they co-teach Changing Climate, Changing Ourselves. We will only succeed in shifting our direction and pulling back from the brink of climate disaster by feeling the crisis in our bodies and emotions; and also […]
  • Meditation, Nature and Torah: The Missing Links (a Podcast)
    JOIN US–Rabbi Margalit and Rabbi Marc Margolius live online April 3rd at 12:30 EST, or download the podcast later. The aim of spiritual practices such as meditation is that they will help us not only to feel present (or perhaps Presence) while we are meditating, but will help us to maintain that sense throughout our […]