Books & Book Club

Updated Book Club Meetings for 2019

Amos Oz: A Remembrance

By Sid Goldstein

On December 28, 2108, Amos Oz died. This is something I will never forget. Just the day before, I had picked up a copy of his last novel Judas and began to read it for the Sof… Continue reading

Sof Book Club 2019

  

The Book Club meets on selected Sundays from 1pm to 3pm. If you are interested in reading any or all of these books, please contact Carolann Biederman in the Oneg Room after Services.

Sof Book Club Selections… Continue reading

Upcoming Events

Sof Board Meeting

Sunday, February 17, 5:00 pm: Winter Board meeting for Congregation Sof Ma’arav held at the home of Robert & Bernice Littman.

 


End-of-Life Discussion

Sunday February 10, 1-3 pm:  Beyond the Paperwork: Estate Planning; Sponsored… Continue reading

From the Levinson-Krupp Library

Contributed by the Levinson-Krupp Library
(Hours: 9 am-noon, Monday & Thursday or upon request)


January 2019

Live every moment of 2019 and feel blessed to have the opportunity to see another day in paradise. Happy 2019 from… Continue reading

The Last Pharaoh

ISBN: 9781386134923

 

He’s the pharaoh you’ll love to hate! The Last Pharaoh, a novel by Sof member Dr. Lorna Holmes, originally written for middle grade students, is finding an audience with adult readers as well. In Seattle in… Continue reading

Sof Book Club – A Year in Review

by Members of the Sof Book Club

The Sof book club completed another year of comprehensive, diverse, and often exciting reading of Jewish stories, authors and history. This year, the Book Club met eight times and read the following books:… Continue reading

Honey and Poi – New Sof Maʻarav History Books

 

Two new 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 History Project Appendix offers additional information and details gleaned from… Continue reading

Sof Book Club Update

Contributed by Carolann Biederman

The Sof Book Group has been meeting since 2005 to discuss meaningful books with Jewish themes, histories, authors or perspectives. We meet on Sundays from 1 pm to 3 pm, in a comfortable, informal setting at… Continue reading

A Talk on “Kvetch” – A Memoir of Music and Survival

Journalist and author Greta Beigel will present a book talk on July 24th at UH Manoa regarding “Kvetch: One Bitch of a Life,” her memoir about growing up an Orthodox Jew and a concert pianist in South Africa during the… Continue reading

Calendar

Upcoming Events

  1. Shabbat Services

    March 30 @ 9:00 am - 1:45 pm
  2. Ethical and Spiritual Wills

    March 31 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Categories

  • Pesach in the Desert
    This year Rabbi Margalit will join Wilderness Torah for this immersive Passover experience as a teacher and presenter. Wilderness Torah describes this amazing experience as “a four day journey to the desert to be in multi-generational village, learn ancestral skills, eat delicious organic meals, explore a variety of fun programming, and enjoy the expansive wonders […]
  • Purim: The Anti Addiction Holiday
    My kids have only seen me get drunk in one situation: at the Purim meal. Because that is basically the only time I do get really drunk. I’ll have a drink or two when friends come over for Shabbat or just for a get together, and I’ll sometimes take a beer out of the refrigerator […]