Monthly Archives: July 2020

Drash Schedule August 2020

 Date Parsha Drash
Aug 1 Va-ethanan (Shabbat Nachamu) Marc Flitter
Aug 8 Ekev Malka Rappaport
Aug 15 Re’eh R. Daniel Lev
Aug 22 Shoftim Jay Friedheim


Aloha ʻOe

Gale Warshawsky Sings

This is the direct link to the Rotary International Conference’s House of Friendship for the International Fellowship of Rotary Musicians (IFRM), booth 124. Gale was asked by Lee Denlinger, the Chair of this fellowship, to sing and… Continue reading

Mazie Cohen’s Son

By Kay Lorraine

I don’t know if this is true everywhere, but in the Jewish community in Columbus, Ohio, you are never really anybody on your own – you are just somebody’s kid. Even if you are 60 years old,… Continue reading

Hope Is Who We Are in Hawaiʻi: Perhaps Zoom Gets Us There for Now

By Sandra Z. Armstrong

As I walked along the Hawaiian shore today, it occurred to me that the world is a bigger, brighter place like the ocean that surrounds us. The crystal-clear water gently swirls around our feet as we… Continue reading

Shelach Lecha

A Drash by Fran Margulies

Rabbi Goldfarb used to say, if you don’t stand for something, you will fall for anything. Makes sense. Sometimes, the ground shifts under you; you lose your balance and you can’t steady yourself. I think… Continue reading

Drash: Naso 14 Sivan 5780

By Naomi Olstein

With thanks to Rabbi Sacks for his inspiration and to Rabbi Goldfarb for his education.

Once again, I am amazed and impressed by how the weekly parsha of the Torah is relevant to current events. For example,… Continue reading

Sof Leaders Chosen for 2020-2021

The annual meeting was held on May 28, 2020. The Congregations’ Officers, Board Members and Committee Chairs were chosen for the 2020-2021 Congregational year. All of these people will hold office through June 1, 2021.


President Sandra Armstrong
Vice… Continue reading