Books & Book Club

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

You Are Bigger Than the Pain

Contributed by Rabbi Daniel Lev

Most people seek help from physicians when they have a medical problem. That works best for those conditions that can be fully healed. Unfortunately, chronic pain and illness are usually not curable and repeated visits… Continue reading

2018 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.

2018 Schedule

Date Title Author
2/4 The Beauty Queen of Jerusalem Sarit Yishai-Levi
3/25 Little Failure-… Continue reading

Try Look! Bilingual Pidgin-English Picture Book

Educational materials using Pidgin are scarce. Here is one you can get for free as a printable e-book through Hawaii Review.

Try Look has local pictures and elementary level dialogue. It can be used… Continue reading

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

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