Monthly Archives: November 2020

Shloshim

From Sally Morgan

A tribute to mark the completion of Shloshim for Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks זצ׳׳ל

Sunday, December 6, 2020

An image of Rabbi Sacks with information about Shloshim observance

B’Sha’ah Tovah!

Two people holding a new babyMarc and Alice Flitter are happy to welcome a second grandson. Theodore Martin Ehrlich was born to daughter and son-in-law Caroline and Steve Ehrlich on 11/3/20.

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Sof Children’s Zoom Class

By Sandra Z. Armstrong

Sandra Z. Armstrong, wearing a blue menorah hatChildren’s Zoom Class with Miss Sandy every Monday from 4:30pm to 5:05 PM

The children’s class is up and running on Zoom. Here is what I sent out to parents and grandparents:

Announcing the Class

It… Continue reading

IllumiNation

By Marlene Booth & Avi Soifer

IllumiNation Logo Menorah surrounded by light, text, Make the 8th Night Bright

Join Sof for IllumiNation, the 8th night of Chanukah in nationwide, virtual celebration.

Join us (on Zoom) Thursday, December 17th at 3:30 pm HST, to light menorahs for the 8th night of… Continue reading

Challah Recipe

By Celia Diamond

A loaf of challah on a wood platter

Previously in Divine Kosher Cuisine, cookbook of Congregation Agudat Achim, Schenectady, NY, ©2006

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• 8 cups flour

• ¼ cup sugar

• 1 (scant) Tablespoon salt

• 4½ teaspoons dry yeast

• 1½ cups hot water… Continue reading

Family Promise

Monday, November 30 and Wednesday, December 2

Sof Ma’arav has been involved with Family Promise for many years and we thank Kay Lorraine for all the passion she has put into this program. The new meal schedule for Sof Ma’araav… Continue reading

Books!

Fall Book Sale – Temple Emanu-El

November 19-22: www.hawaiijudaica.com Shipping or Curbside Pickup Available

For the Chai Boutique at Temple Emanu-El – all proceeds go to the School of Jewish Studies

Torah and Taro

Mat Sgan’s book Torah and… Continue reading

A New Bimah Cover

By Sandra Z. Armstrong

Here is a picture of our new cover for the bimah that was generously donated to us by Hefcibah Martin. Although we are currently maintaining our Shabbats and services on Zoom, we are looking forward to… Continue reading

Sof Cookbook News

Updates from Mat Sgan & Judy Goldman

Sof Cookbook Still Perking by Mat Sgan

Mat Sgan’s day on October 14, 2020 started with a very pleasant email from Judy Goldman. It seems that the Star Advertiser newspaper had a feature… Continue reading

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  • The Royal Road to Relational Spirituality
    This is a 10 session course taught in 2019. Click here to purchase full course recordings. Click here for a free download of first session. Derekh HaMelekh— “The Royal Road”—is a collection of Shabbat and holiday teachings by Reb Kalanymous Kalman Shapira, who was the “Rebbe of the Warsaw Ghetto” as well as a major […]
  • Rising Above Isolation: The Piaseczner Rebbe’s Shavuot Torah of Connection
    Dates and Times: Tuesdays – May 12, May 19, May 267 – 8 pm EST Cost: Pay-what-you-can  Presenter: Rabbi Dr. Natan Margalit Description: We’ll learn together an amazing Shavuot Torah by Rabbi Kalonymous Kalman Shapiro, the Piaseczner Rebbe, also known for being the Hasidic Rebbe in the Warsaw Ghetto during the horrific years of the Holocaust. In this Torah he explores […]