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

  • 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 […]