Ideas

What's Your American Story?

Share your story and get featured in an upcoming issue!

03/23/2018

Jewish Journey

What's in a Name?

A lot, actually, when you want to embrace your Jewish identity.

03/21/2018 By Gregory Gutterman Scruggs

The Set Table

Bread and Friendship

Challah Friends started as tzedakah, but it's become much more than that.

03/21/2018 By Rachel Román

Three Opinions

#MeToo and the Jews

How can Jewish values inform the national reckoning?

03/21/2018 By Rabbi Yohanna Kinberg and Shira Kaufman Illustrations by Sefira Ross

Innovators

This Summer, Hit the Road in a Peace Van

And don't forget to Instagram it.

03/21/2018 By Haley Shapley

Jews of Seattle

Connie Kanter

What does being Jewish mean to you?

03/21/2018 By Meryl Alcabes

Test Your JQ

Bring Meaning to Passover with a Poem or Two

Take the road less traveled and put a poem on the seder plate.

03/21/2018 By Rivy Poupko Kletenik

Jewish Connections

How the Federation Helps Create a Culture of Philanthropy

LIFE & LEGACY helps Jewish organizations plan for the future.

03/21/2018 By Jim DiPeso

Jewish Connections

#NWIsraelFest Hopes to Unite and Inspire

Celebrate Israel's 70th birthday with a weeklong party.

03/21/2018 By Jim DiPeso

Sound Off

A Local Veteran Strives to Honor Every Fallen Jewish Service Member

Ellis Corets remembers the forgotten.

03/19/2018 By David Laskin

Yizkor

Heroes

Learn how to participate in the American Jewish War Heroes Yahrzeit program.

03/19/2018

Happenings

Searching for Meaning

This year’s Seattle University Search for Meaning Book Festival highlights Sephardic arts and letters.

02/14/2018 By Jim DiPeso

Sound Off

JFS v. Trump

Jewish Family Service fights the Trump administration's most recent attempt to restrict refugee resettlement.

02/14/2018 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Jews of Seattle

Ned Porges

What does being Jewish mean to you?

02/14/2018 By Meryl Alcabes

Innovators

At 22, Jessica Markowitz Has Spent Half her Life Helping Rwandan Girls

Now in college, Markowitz is still running the organization she founded when she was 11.

02/14/2018 By Haley Shapley

Three Opinions

Does the Jerusalem Embassy Move Help or Hinder Peace?

Two community voices weigh in.

02/14/2018 With Randy Kessler and Zoey Ilouz

Jewish Connections

Federation Scholarships Make for Happy Campers

Summer camp has proved to be a foundation for Jewish continuity, and cost shouldn’t be a deterrent.

02/14/2018 By Jim DiPeso

Jewish Connections

Seattle's Shinshiniot Strengthen Bonds with Israel

Tal and Lidar create lasting connections.

02/14/2018 By Jim DiPeso

Jewish Connections

More Free Trips to Israel for Young Adults

Matches quadruple value of Birthright gifts.

02/14/2018 By Jim DiPeso

Jewish Journey

Leaving Egypt All Over Again

After Jewish life in Cairo fell apart, a family found its way to Seattle.

02/14/2018 By Jennifer Fisch