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A Jewish Girl & a Not-So-Jewish Boy

A Jewish Girl & a Not-So-Jewish Boy, by Sandra M.Z. Armstrong

From New Jersey to Hawaii, what is this all about? Sandra Armstrong’s memoir is more than an endearing love story—it’s a layperson’s guide to understanding, adopting, and practicing Judaism. Whether you are currently in an interfaith relationship or simply want… Continue reading

5778 High Holy Days Services

Rabbi Rosalind Glazer will be with us for the High Holy Days this year. Save the dates for this special experience at Congregation Sof Ma’arav! Below is the High Holy Days Services Schedule and biography of Rabbi Rosalind Glazer.… Continue reading

2017 Book Club Schedule

The Book Club meets occasionally on Sundays from 1 to 3 p.m. at members’ homes. Contact Carolann Biederman for questions or to attend.

2017 Schedule

Date Title Author
1/22 The Street of Crocodiles and Other Stories Bruno Schultz
2/26… Continue reading

Jewish Cemetery Plots Available for Sale in Abraham’s Garden

Jewish cemetery plots are available for sale in Abraham’s Garden. Abraham’s Garden is located within Hawaiian Memorial Park in Kaneohe. Currently plots are being offered on a base unit price of $5,000. Hawaiian Memorial Park is selling nearby plots for… Continue reading

Matzah Caramel Crunch Recipe

Matzoh Caramel Crunch
1 jelly roll pan
Matzoh to cover the bottom
2 sticks butter
1 cup brown sugar
½ cup chopped nuts
2 cups chocolate chips (or enough to cover the matzoh)
Preheat oven to 350*
Cover the jelly… Continue reading

For Jewish Ritual Celebrations and Ceremonies

Contact Rabbi Mel Libman, a member of Sof Maarav, resident of Honolulu, a member of the Rabbinical Assembly (the professional organization of Conservative Rabbis) and a graduate of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America in New York

Rabbi Mel Lipman… Continue reading

Upcoming Events

Oct
20
Fri
all-day Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan
Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan
Oct 20 all-day
The new Hebrew month of Cheshvan http://www.hebcal.com/holidays/rosh-chodesh-cheshvan?tag=ical
5:45 pm Candle lighting @ Honolulu
Candle lighting @ Honolulu
Oct 20 @ 5:45 pm – 6:03 pm
 
Oct
21
Sat
all-day Parashat Noach
Parashat Noach
Oct 21 all-day
Torah: Genesis 6:9 – 11:32 Maftir: Numbers 28:9 – 28:15 | Shabbat Rosh Chodesh Haftarah: Isaiah 66:1 – 66:24 | Shabbat Rosh Chodesh http://www.hebcal.com/sedrot/noach?tag=ical
all-day Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan
Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan
Oct 21 all-day
The new Hebrew month of Cheshvan http://www.hebcal.com/holidays/rosh-chodesh-cheshvan?tag=ical
7:15 pm Havdalah (72 min) @ Honolulu
Havdalah (72 min) @ Honolulu
Oct 21 @ 7:15 pm – 7:16 pm
 
Oct
27
Fri
5:40 pm Candle lighting @ Honolulu
Candle lighting @ Honolulu
Oct 27 @ 5:40 pm – 5:58 pm
 
Oct
28
Sat
all-day Parashat Lech-Lecha
Parashat Lech-Lecha
Oct 28 all-day
Torah: Genesis 12:1 – 17:27 Haftarah: Isaiah 40:27 – 41:16 http://www.hebcal.com/sedrot/lechlecha?tag=ical
7:10 pm Havdalah (72 min) @ Honolulu
Havdalah (72 min) @ Honolulu
Oct 28 @ 7:10 pm – 7:11 pm
 
Oct
29
Sun
1:00 pm Book Club
Book Club
Oct 29 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Playing with Fire by Tess Gerritsen
Nov
3
Fri
5:36 pm Candle lighting @ Honolulu
Candle lighting @ Honolulu
Nov 3 @ 5:36 pm – 5:54 pm