April Message

Aloha and Shalom KBS Ohana, Help celebrate Israel’s 70th birthday at our monthly Shabbat gathering this coming Saturday, April 28 at Hawaiian Queen Coffee Garden in Kona. Trina Yerlick is… more

President’s Message – Notes from Una

Dear Kona Beth Shalom Ohana, February is a busy month for us and we hope to see you at our events. Rabbi Daniel Lev will be here for a shabbaton… more

President’s message: Notes from Una

Aloha KBS ohana, Kona Beth Shalom invites you to join us for 2 events this weekend. Shabbat Shirah – Saturday, January 27, 10:30AM at Hawaiian Queen Coffee Garden, Kailua Kona… more

KBS Events in January 2018

Aloha,` Kona Beth Shalom’s first Shabbat services of 2018 are Saturday, January 27 starting 10:30AM at the Hawaiian Queen Coffee Garden on Henry Street in Kailua Kona. Priscilla Kostiner, Jewish… more

KBS Virtual Chanukah Gift Store

We have some items to help light up your celebration that may be hard to find elsewhere on our Hawaii island home. Supplies are limited, so with the holiday just… more

Notes From Vivienne – Simchat Torah

Shaloha,  Thanks to all of those who came Sunday to participate in our annual meeting and sukkah celebration at the home of Ruth Ader and Sherril Cawn.  Vic Greenspan did… more

Notes From Vivienne – Sukkot

Shaloha,  It was wonderful to see many of you at services over the High Holidays.  Reb Daniel Lev, Shari Berman, our wonderful band and hardworking board members created a moving… more

Notes From Vivienne – Local Challah Bakers

Shaloha,  The High Holidays begin with Rosh Hashanah on the evening ofWednesday, September 20th and there are several Big Island bakers who can provide round challah loaves for your festive… more

Notes From Vivienne

Shaloha,  The High Holidays are approaching  and we hope you will join us.  Please read the newsletter to learn about KBS and see the high holiday schedule. Membership information is… more

KBS Community Passover Seder is FULL

Our space is now full and we cannot accept any more reservations for the Kona Beth Shalom community Seder on Monday, April 10, at the Kona Outdoor Circle, 76-6280 Kuakini… more

Community Chanukah Festival December 26

You don’t have to be Jewish to celebrate light and freedom. Join with friends to recall ancient miracles, sing and dance to lively and traditional music, watch and join in “Yiddish… more

Notes From Vivienne – Torah Study December 10

Shaloha, This Saturday will be our monthly torah study group. Aviva and Yehuda Plaut are hosting the event at their home: 81-6640 Aolani Place, Kealekekua. Their home phone is 322-9860.… more

Notes From Vivienne

Shaloha, We hope you are finding joy and inspiration during this high holiday season. Our Rosh Hashanah services at KBS, led by Rabbi Daniel Lev, were perfect in so many… more

High Holidays

Celebrate the High Holidays with Kona Beth Shalom and services led by Rabbi Daniel Lev. The “Events” calendar on this site has details by date, but here’s a schedule of… more

Tashlich & Kabbalat Shabbat October 7

Tashlich at Holoholokai Beach Park (near Fairmont Orchid) at 5 will be followed by a Friday night Kabbalat Shabbat at 6PM led by Rabbi Daniel Lev in our home in… more

KBS Community Seder – CANCELED

Unfortunately, we have had to cancel the community Passover Seder that was scheduled for Friday, April 22, 2016 at the King Kamehameha Hotel. It has been a joy to celebrate… more

Oy Chanukah! KBS Community Celebration December 13

“…a yontif, a shayne” Join in our annual Big Island Chanukah party with Klezmer music for tantzen to the “Chanukah Hula” …dreydles to shpiel …ziseh, hayseh latkes to fress …menorahs to kindle lichtelach …a joyous holiday celebration for… more