Drash by Rabbi Rachel of Ahava Aina – video

At the shabbat service on March 23 Kona Beth Shalom welcomed Rabbi Rachel Short, visiting from Hilo side to deliver a drash on the week’s Torah parashat, Tzav. We are happy… more

Shabbat Shuva Weekend

Aloha …Shalom …L’shana Tova KBS High Holiday activities continue this Friday, September 14, 5PM with a Tashlich ceremony,  Kabbalat Shabbat service and then potluck* supper on the beach at Kona’s “Old… 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

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

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 – 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 – 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

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

Second Saturday Torah Study in Kealakekua

The Second Saturday Torah Study this month is August 12 at the home of Aviva and Yehudah Plaut in Kealakekua. The parashah is Eikev (Deuteronomy 7:12-11:25) in which Moses continues… 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

Second Saturday Torah Study in Kealakekua

The Second Saturday Torah Study for June is at the home of Aviva and Yehudah Plaut in Kealakekua. The parashah is Beha’alocha (Numbers 8:1-9:14) which introduces a revered symbol of Judaism, the seven-branched… 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

Second Saturday Torah Study February 11

The Second Saturday Torah Study this month is at the home of Louise and Marvin Feldman in Captain Cook. The parashah is Beshalach (Exodus 13:17-17:16) in which Moses leads the Children of… more