Monthly Archives: May 2018

“Madame President” Sandra Armstrong Chosen by the Board

 

Sandra Armstrong President of Sof Ma'arav

Sandra Armstrong is selected as Sof’s New president. Torah Chair Dina Yoshimi, holding her magic Etrog, congratulates her.

Sandra Z. Armstrong is the new President of Sof Ma’arav. She was selected as part of the slate that was approved… Continue reading

A Pesach Full of Aloha!

By Rabbi Dani Eskow, as it appears in the “Rabbis Without Borders” section of My Jewish Learning

A few months ago, my family went to Hawaii for Pesach. Not really the stereotypical destination for a Passover vacation. We tend… Continue reading

Reb Naftali, the Healing Rebbe

Contributed by Rabbi Daniel Lev

Chaim was a sensitive ten-year-old boy who lived with his humble parents in the river town of Shplotz. Sadly, Chaim was not able to run around like other kids in town because he had been… Continue reading

Tamara Ramos Takes the Cake

Contributed by Kay Lorraine

It started innocently enough. Our own Tamara Hadassah bat Sara was going to leyn for the first time on Saturday, May 12. I wanted to do something special to commemorate it for her, so I ordered… Continue reading

Organic Torah

Contributed by The Organic Torah Team

As we start this new time of beginnings, we’re very excited to announce the new offerings for Organic Torah membership for the coming year 2018-2019. For Individual Memberships we’re very proud to offer a… Continue reading

The HJFF Story

Contributed by Naomi Olstein

Honolulu Jewish Film Festival (HJFF) LogoIn 2003, Lyn Zukercorn, a longtime member of Temple Emanu-El and employed as its Events Director, contacted Don Brown, a prominent local film producer, with the idea of holding a Jewish Film Festival in Hawaii. The… Continue reading

From the Levinson-Krupp Library May 2018

Contributed by the Levinson-Krupp Library
(Hours: 9 am-noon, Monday & Thursday or upon request)

Among the new books in the Library are:

 

 

221.9 SCH
PATH OF THE PROPHETS: The Ethics-Driven Life
by Rabbi Barry L. Schwartz

Illuminating… Continue reading

Drash Schedule for June

 

Date Parsha Drash
June 2 Be ha alotecha Donald Armstrong
June 9 Shelach Lecha (and New Moon) Open for short drosh (5 min) or none
June 16 Korach Marlene and/or Avi
June 23 Hukkat Fran Margulies
June 30 Balak George

 

Upcoming Events

Jul
29
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1:00 pm Book Club
Book Club
Jul 29 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Moonglow by Michael Chabon
Sep
16
Sun
1:00 pm Book Club
Book Club
Sep 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Maus I and II by Art Spiegelman
Oct
28
Sun
1:00 pm Book Club
Book Club
Oct 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
A Thread of Grace by Mary Doria Russell
Dec
9
Sun
1:00 pm Book Club
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Dec 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The Last Minyan in Havana by Betty Heisler
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