KBS Torah Documentary Film Premiere

Filmmaker Sara Nealy invites you to the premiere showing of “Black Fire, White Fire,” her feature-length documentary about our centuries-old Torah scroll and its remarkable journey from the ashes of… more

Sofer (Torah scribe) Rabbi Druin visits KBS

Expert sofer Rabbi Moshe Druin visited Kona Beth Shalom on February 5, 2019 to spend the day examining, repairing and refreshing our beloved Torah. Many KBS members and visitors came by to… more

Documentary Film To Focus On KBS Torah

Bay area arts and marketing veteran Sara Nealy (l), formerly from Hawi, is working on a documentary film about the Holocaust Torah entrusted to Kona Beth Shalom by the London-based… 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 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

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

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

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

KBS Launches Saturday Torah Study

Kona Beth Shalom is starting a new Saturday Torah Study program at the home of Louise and Marvin Feldman in Captain Cook on the second Saturday of each month. Study will… more

A Musical Evening with Sharon Katz – December 30

 Sharon Katz, born in South Africa and childhood friend of Vivienne Aronowitz, has led an extraordinary life as music therapist, educator, social activist, performer and conflict resolution consultant. In support… more