The Set Table

Prep and Play

There’s more to Passover music than “Dayenu” and the annual release of corny parodies. These fun tracks will keep you company in the kitchen.

04/01/2016

JPop

Monsoon Season

“Seattle’s premier Jewish narcoleptic drag queen” on discovering Jewish heritage and living between genders

04/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Music

Romanza Rap

How a retired rabbi and a Mexican rapper are redefining the Ladino “romanza.”

04/01/2016 By Judy Lash Balint

Travel

Get Off the Tour Bus!

Get creative with your next visit to Israel.

02/01/2016 By Judy Lash Balint

Travel

7 Wonders of the Jewish World

Wherever you go, there’s always something Jewish to see.

02/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff

JPop

Before Her Eyes

When Aviva Kempner realized she wasn’t going to change the world through law, she set out to change it through film.

02/01/2016 By Joan Leegant

JPop

Real Difference

Deborah Rosen’s roots go back to the founding of the film festival.

02/01/2016 By Diana Brement

Best of the City

The Best (and Worst) of 2015

12/01/2015

JPop

Jewish American Literature Is Not Dead (or Dying)

A new generation of stories springs up around recent immigrants and changing identities.

12/01/2015 By Joan Leegant

Artistic Sketches

The Kindness of Strangers

A musical based on 9/11 shows just how big the human heart can grow.

12/01/2015 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Music

Tradition Remixed

Inspired by old recordings and Mediterranean sounds, international band Baladino electrifies the Ladino language.

10/01/2015 By Boris Kurbanov

Books

Shelf Life

Needs subtitle

10/01/2015 By Joan Leegant

Passing It On

The Anatomy of a Teaching Trunk

The Holocaust Center sends teaching trunks around the state with books, replicas, maps, and DVDs curated for grades 5–12. Here’s a peek inside, with some staff picks highlighted.

10/01/2015

Feature

Choose Your Own Judaism

Seattle is famously innovative — except, some say, when it comes to Jewish life. Some Seattleites are taking matters of faith into their own hands.

08/01/2015 By David Laskin

JPop

Conducting Success

Meet the maestro behind Bellingham’s symphony.

08/01/2015 By GiGi Yellen

Theater

Family Drama

The popular play Bad Jews comes to Seattle. But will it be good for the Jews?

08/01/2015 By Pamela Lavitt

Slideshow

Service & Jewish Life

Photos of our community in action.

08/01/2015