Monthly Archives: April 2018

Kū Kanaka/Stand Tall

Contributed by Marlene Booth

My new half-hour film, Kū Kanaka/Stand Tall, will have its national television premiere on the PBS World Channel, Monday, May 7th, at 9 pm ET/8 pm CT.

As luck would have it, we don’t get… Continue reading

Remembering Mildred “Millie” Irejo

Contributed by Mathew Sgan

Of all the mixed multitude that is Congregation Sof Ma’arav, no member has ever been as unique as our Millie Irejo. Born in poverty, placed in a beloved Jewish foster home (only to be removed to… Continue reading

Lost and Found: Jewish Communities of India

Contributed by Gayle Goodman

Gayle Goodman and Michael Schuster, of Sof Ma’arav, traveled to India in December 2017 to visit Jewish communities around India to research an upcoming East West Center exhibit called “Lost and Found: Jewish Communities of India.”… Continue reading

In Memory of the Shoah Victims and Survivors “Forgiveness from the Chofetz Chaim”

Contributed by Rabbi Daniel Lev for Shoah Remembrance Day

Rabbi and Professor Abraham Joshua Herschel came to the United States in 1939 and contributed greatly to Jewish spiritual culture. Sometime in the 1950s, he was asked if he could forgive… Continue reading

A Kailua Beach Walk

Contributed by Sandra Armstrong as it appeared in the “Currents” section of Midweek “Committed to Respecting, Saving Our Ocean” by Ron Mizutani

What came to me on this walk was far greater than I anticipated as I spotted pieces of… Continue reading

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Moonglow by Michael Chabon
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A Thread of Grace by Mary Doria Russell
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