Monthly Archives: January 2018

“The Real Deal” on Hawaii Public Radio Celebrates Its 35th Anniversary

Contributed by Carolann Biederman

Seth Markow
Seth Markow’s jazz radio program, “The Real Deal,” marks its 35th year on the air in Hawaii this February.

Hawaii Public Radio’s HPR1 (88.1 FM) is home to “The Real Deal” on Saturday and Sunday… Continue reading

Hebrew Education Celebration

Contributed by Sandra M. Z. Armstrong

On Saturday, February 17 Congregation Sof Ma’arav will be having our annual celebration for Biblical Hebrew classes that includes a delicious Oneg. Please come and celebrate with us!

All classes including the weekly children’s… Continue reading

Our Torah & Talmud Study Group

Contributed by Sid Goldstein

It’s Saturday morning at Sof Ma’arav. The Torah scrolls have been rolled and put in place; the prayer books have been set up. The tallitot and yarmulkes have been put out. All is ready for Shabbat… Continue reading

Parsha Shemot Drasha

Daniel Lev was scheduled to deliver the drash for our parsha last Saturday but could not. So, he has asked us to include his written version on our website.

This is the link to Daniel’s drash for Parsha Shemot (Genesis 1:1-6:1) Enjoy!

Calendar

Upcoming Events

  1. Rosh HaShanah

    September 29 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Rosh HaShanah Services – September 30

    September 30 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
  3. Rosh HaShanah Services – October 1

    October 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
  4. Shabbat Shuva Services

    October 5 @ 9:50 am - 12:00 pm
  5. Book Club – 10/6

    October 6

Categories

  • Forbidden Fruit, Rosh HaShanah, and Our Climate Crisis
    According to Hasidic traditions, the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil, from the story of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, worked in a deeper way than we usually think about it. It’s not just that after the eating of the fruit we humans could distinguish between good and evil. The test […]
  • Modern Jewish Mystical Masters
    This fall, as part of the Me’ah Select program at Hebrew Union College, Rabbi Natan Margalit will teach a class on the thought, practices and lives of some of the most profound and influential Jewish mystics of the modern era. Building on the earlier mystical traditions of heavenly ascents, Zohar, Lurianic Kabbalah, numerology and early […]