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Sof Elects 2021-2022 Officers, Board, and Committee Members

A menorah made of pensOn May 23, the Annual Meeting of the Congregation was held. The Congregations’ Officers, Board Members, and Committee Chairs were chosen for the 2021-2022 Congregational year.

All of these people will hold… Continue reading

From My Jewish Learning

A History of Jewish Art

July 2, 2021

Reprinted with permission from My Jewish Learning

MenorahJewish visual arts date back to the biblical Bezalel, commissioned by God to create the Tabernacle in the wilderness. Since then, Jewish… Continue reading

Stories & Legends

By Reb Daniel Lev


Moshe the Thief Goes to Heaven

Chaim was a humble blacksmith who lived in the town of Shploitz in lower Silesia. Next door to him lived Moshe the Thief. Although he never got caught, Moshe was… Continue reading

Jewish History

The Story of Moses “Two Gun” Cohen

By Sid Goldstein

Morris Abraham Cohen (1887–1970), better known by the nickname “Two-Gun” was a Polish-born British and Canadian adventurer who became aide-de-camp to Sun Yat-Sen and a General… 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

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

Sof Book Club Schedule

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If All the Seas Were Ink: A Memoir 

 

Ilana Kurshan

 

 

Non-fiction. Author’s connection to Daf Yomi, the… Continue reading

Sofʻer Profiles

Meetups with Sofers

Welcome Committee with Les Rosenthal

A Special Welcoming Visit

March 1, 2021

by Les Rosenthal

As a member of our Sof Ma’arav Welcoming group, I get to meet tenured, new and prospective members of our close-knit community.… Continue reading

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We are seeking stories and news from ALL members of the Congregation. Please send any item you’d like to see in the next Newsletter to Sid Goldstein… Continue reading

Jewish Holidays with Sof Ma’arav

Sof Does Purim!

February 28, 2021

Images by Arnie Warshawsky

On Thursday, February 25th, Congregation Sof Ma’arav celebrated Zoom Purim. It was a joyous occasion, filled with songs, noise, and a raucous reading of the Megillah. It was… Continue reading

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