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

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

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 – 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 Chaverim,  It is that time of year again to start preparing for the High Holidays and that includes renewing your KBS membership.  You can use the application form attached… 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

Canceled: Second Saturday Torah Study

The Second Saturday Torah Study scheduled for July 8th has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience and plan to resume next month on August 12. We hope you can… 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