Shavuot, Day 1 minyan (with Yizkor)

Shavuot, Day 1 minyan (with Yizkor) 
Wednesday, May 31 at Congregation Sof Ma’arav (on the Pali)
9:30am-noon with a light dairy/parve potluck nosh to follow


5777 High Holy Days Services Schedule

5777 High Holy Days Services Schedule

Congregation Sof Ma’arav


Sun. Oct. 2, 8:00 PM- 9:30 PM (with dessert potluck after services)

Mon. Oct. 3, 9:00 AM-12:30 PM (apples & honey after services)

Tue. Oct. 4, 9:00 AM-12:30… 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*
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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

Women’s League Initiative

The Sof Ma’arav Board has agreed to support an initiative to look into our congregation’s affiliating with the Women’s League for Conservative Judaism (http://www.wlcj.org/).  Barbara Buchwald will attend the Western Region’s Spring Conference in Irvine, CA on… Continue reading

Family Promise

Family Promise is a wonderful, interdenominational service program that provides shelter to working homeless
families. Continue reading

How to stay safe in the world today

You will be pleased to learn that only 0.01 % of all deaths occur in a synagogue, and these are usually related to previous physical disorders. Continue reading

Meditation on Teshuvah and Healing

By Ken Cohen

It is at the New Year that we are most fully reconstituted as a kehilla kedosha, to touch into the great stream of prayer and wisdom of our Tradition. Continue reading

The end is near, but so is a new beginning

This summer, after twelve years of learning together, we will complete learning the ENTIRE Mishnah. Continue reading

On-line Talmud study at a slower pace

I am pleased to inform you of the upcoming opportunity to study Talmud through the USCJ. Continue reading