• A Jewish Girl & a Not-So-Jewish Boy - 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 to learn about Judaism, this book is a source of inspiration. You will find that […]
  • 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. Please note: (1) all services will be held at the First Unitarian Church of Honolulu (2500 Pali […]
  • 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 The Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg Irin Shana and Carmon Knizhnik 4/9 […]
  • 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 more than $6,000 to $8,000. Prices for plots in Abraham’s Garden are expected to be […]
  • 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 roll pan with foil. Spray with cooking spray. Lay matzoh flat on the bottom of […]
  • 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 may be reached via email: rabbimel@gmail.com
  • Family Promise - Family Promise is a wonderful, interdenominational service program that provides shelter to working homeless families.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • On-line Talmud study at a slower pace - I am pleased to inform you of the upcoming opportunity to study Talmud through the USCJ.