The Set Table

Joel Gamoran Wants You to Stop Wasting Food

The local boy turned celebrity chef is leading the "scrappy" movement.

11/12/2019 By Meryl Alcabes

Sound Off

Go Ahead. Ask.

What burning questions do you have about Judaism and Jewish living? Have yours answered in the magazine!



One Thing Is, Never Give Up Hope

Henry Friedman, a founder of the Holocaust Center for Humanity, reflects on the lessons of the Holocaust.

09/23/2019 By Emily Boynton

Jewish Connections

PJ Library Connectors Help Families Create Community

The Federation is supports neighborhood-based opportunities for connecting with Jewish life.

09/23/2019 By Jim DiPeso


Why Doesn't Seattle Have More Kosher Restaurants?

The city has always had a problem keeping kosher businesses open. Increased regulations don't help.

09/23/2019 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Three Opinions

How Should We Respond to Public Figures Accused of Sexual Misconduct?

A media figure and a social worker respond.

09/23/2019 By Warren Etheredge and Liz Coleclough


Dina Levitan Speaks Truth to Tech


09/23/2019 By Emily Boynton

Jews of Seattle

Laurie Goff

What does being Jewish mean to you?

09/23/2019 With Meryl Alcabes

Sound Off

Meet the Jews Advocating for Immigrant Justice in Seattle

“For so many of us, our DNA experienced this horror just a few generations back.”

09/23/2019 By Gregory Gutterman Scruggs

Summer Fiction

Lose Yourself in Literature

Our fiction contest winners, local authors, and a bissel Arthurian legend.


Summer Fiction


Our third-place tie fiction winner.

08/11/2019 By Merridawn Duckler

Summer Fiction

Bubbe’s an Alien

Our second-place fiction winner.

08/11/2019 By Rochelle Kochin


There Was No Challah

Our third-place tie fiction winner.

08/11/2019 By Mads Golding

Three Opinions

What Books Should Every Jewish Person Read?

Two community members weigh in.

08/11/2019 By Dr. Eliyahu Krigel and Sarah Watstein


Write a Forever Letter as Part of Your Legacy Planning

Wills aren't just for divvying up the physical items.

08/11/2019 By Michael Stusser

Jews of Seattle

Elchanan Mollot

What does being Jewish mean to you?

08/11/2019 By Meryl Alcabes


What Bots Can Teach Us about Civility

Microsoft's Deborah Harrison puts words in the mouths of digital assistants.

08/11/2019 By Emily Boynton

Summer Fiction

How Yiddish Writers Influenced Arthurian Legend

UW Professor Annegret Oehme decolonizes literature.

08/11/2019 By Emily Boynton