President’s Message May 2018

Shalom & Aloha, It has been an momentous month for us here on Hawai’i Island. As the eruption event continues to disrupt lives in Puna, the generosity of the KBS… more

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

KBS Leadership Changes

At the end of 2017, Vivienne Aronowitz stepped down as president of Kona Beth Shalom. We are grateful that she continues to serve the congregation on the Board of Trustees.… 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

Notes from Vivienne – December/January events

Shaloha,  Please join us this Saturday (12/30) at 10:30am, when past president and cantorial soloist extraordinaire Shari Berman will lead services and give the drash. Aviva Plaut and Vic Greenspan will read… more

Notes from Vivienne – November events

Shaloha,  We are excited to invite you all to a Kabbalat Shabbat gathering and potluck this Friday, November 10th, at 6pm, at the No 3 restaurant at the Mauna Kea Beach… more

Notes From Vivienne – October Shabbat

Shaloha,  Thanks to all of you have become part of the KBS mishpocha. There is still time to join; please click here for details.  If you paid your membership through… 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

Notes from Vivienne

Shaloha, We are excited to invite you all to our first Kabbalat Shabbat gathering and potluck this Friday, July 14th, at 6pm, at the No 3 restaurant at the Mauna Kea… more

Notes From Vivienne — June/July

Shaloha,  Please join us this coming Saturday, June 24th, for a Shabbat morning service at our new home at the Hawaii Queen Coffee Gardens,75-1048 Henry Street, Kailua Kona (across the road… more

Notes From Vivienne – Upcoming Events

Shaloha I hope you all had a inspiring Pesach. We had a wonderful community seder attended by close to 60 people. Our regular 4th Saturday shabbat service will be this weekend… more

Notes from Vivienne – Upcoming events

Shaloha, It is almost spring, the days are lengthening and the season for Purim and Passover are coming right up.  Please join us for a very FUN event next Sunday,… more

Notes From Vivienne – February 21st

Shaloha, We invite you to join us this Saturday for Shabbat Services at our home at the Mauna Lani at 10:30am.  The torah portion is Mishpatim, which addresses the laws… more