Gallup’s data painted a surprising picture: The hypothetical happiest American would be a tall, Asian-American man over 65 years old, who lives in Hawaii, is married with ... and attends Sof Ma’arav, the westernmost Conservative synagogue in the.
and you don’t get much farther flung than Hawaii. Indeed, one of the synagogues in Honolulu is called Sof Maarav, from the famous Yehuda Halevy poem, “My heart is in the east, but I am in sof ma’arav” – the uttermost west – 12 time zones from.
Because of the time difference,'' says Robert J. Littman, the treasurer of Sof Ma'arav and a professor of classical languages at the University of Hawaii, ''we are the last Jews in the world to celebrate Passover.'' The remoteness also presents a challenge.
You can see that in such exhibit items as 1989's "The When You Live in Hawaii You Get Very Creative During Passover Cookbook," from Honolulu's Congregation Sof Ma'arav, or "Lox and Grits: Jewish Kitchens in Appalachia," a cookbook published in 2009 by.
Sign up for our Daily Digest to get Tablet Magazine’s new content in your inbox each morning. Alex Golub is an associate professor of anthropology at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa and a member of Congregation Sof Ma’arav, the westernmost member.
IT consultant Sohaib Athar was just “taking a break from the rat-race by hiding in the mountains with his laptops” in the Pakistani town of Abbottabad when he described, in 140 characters or less, a helicopter hovering overhead and a “huge window.
Rai and Shaun King he'd be one awesome white man. He'd be the kind of man that goes to Morehouse. He'd be the kind of man who understands racism actually, not academically. He'd be the kind of man.
Honestly the coolest Bday gift EVER!!!!! Thank you Kelly!!!!! Love you tons and tons and congrats on baby #2!!!!! #sof**kingsurreal #bestBDAYgiftEVER #coolforthesummer.' Demi's boyfriend Wilmer also sang her praises on his own Instagram account.
This "girl," however, was a 92-year-old bubbe. "I wanted to do this for some time, but I waited until I moved to Hawaii," she said. "I feel so at home here." Marvit is a member of Congregation Sof Ma’Arav ("The End of the West") in Honolulu, a.
Sandra Armstrong, a member of the Congregation Sof Ma’arav on the Pali Highway, wrote a poem in honor of Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement. Yom Kippur marks the conclusion of Rosh Hashanah or new year holidays. It starts tonight and ends tomorrow.