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Drash on Parsha Kedoshim

4.24.21

By Avi Soifer

Rocks and Roles [and Rules] for the Chosen People

As usual, I have three main themes: 1. A Hard Place;  2. Amos;  3. Kedoshim

They suggest concentric circles in both our empathy and in… Continue reading

Guidelines for Giving a Drash at Congregation Sof Maʻarav

by Sally Morgan and Fran Margulies

March 30, 2021

 

When?

 

After the Torah service is complete and before Musaf.

 

How Long?

 

Ten minutes or less (Really!)

 

Who Gives It?

 

As a havurah, Sof Maʻarav… Continue reading

Media to Check Out

From Lorna Holmes

Menschwarmers – they talk about Jews in sports. Just for the name, it’s worth it.

https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/the-nba-reckons-with-anti-semitism/id1458111229?i=1000512945382

 

From Jay Friedheim and Bea Haymer

A Pirate Passover https://youtu.be/VQON0ipv6iI

It’s #Passover​ on the high seas, mates! We couldn’t help… Continue reading

Parasha Tetzaveh

by Morris Rabinko

March 27, 2021

Twilight Zone Clock

You are about to enter another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound, but of mind. A journey into a wondrous land whose boundaries are that of imagination. That’s the signpost… Continue reading

Let’s look back at March 2020 as we move forward in April 2021

Message from Sof Congregational President Sandra Z. Armstrong

It is hard to believe how far we have come in a year by using Zoom to keep us together safely during the pandemic. I am not saying that Zoom is the… Continue reading

Upcoming Events at Sof

Sunday, April 4th, 9:30 am on Zoom: Pesach service, eighth day with Yizkor

Wednesday, April 7, 7:00pm on Zoom: The Yom HaShoah Remembrance Service for Hawaiʻi

Friday, April 9, 7:00pm: A Kabbalat Shabbat Outdoor Service for Congregation Sof Ma’arav on… Continue reading

Drash on Parashat Ki Tisa (March 6, 2021) 5781

by Malka Rappaport

Eilat Hills

To begin, I want to express my immense gratitude that God gave me not one, but two in-house Torah scholars (my incomparable parents) for me to turn to when I need some help distilling my ideas for… Continue reading

Levinson-Krupp Library

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Levinson-Krupp Library

This library was dedicated 50 years ago to the memory of Rebecca Lewin Levinson and Brannette Mayer Krupp by Justice and Mrs. Bernard Levinson. Over the years the library fell into disrepair, but starting in 2005 was redesigned… Continue reading

Drash Schedule April 2021

 

Date Parsha Drash
Apr 3 Pesach Reb Daniel Lev
Apr 10 Shemini Bea & David Haymer
Apr 17 Tazria/Mezora Don Armstrong
Apr 24 Aharey Mot/Kedoshim TBD

 

Honey and Poi: Sof History Project

By Dr. Mathew Sgan


Honey and Poi – Sof Maʻarav History Books

 

Two books, courtesy of the Sof History Project. Honey and Poi provides a history of Sof Maʻarav from its founding in 1971 until today. The Sof Maʻarav… Continue reading

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