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

Guide 2018

Submit Your Listing to the Guide to Jewish Washington

It's time to update the annual listings directory. Don't miss out.

12/21/2017

Faves

The Best of 2017

Which Jewish in Seattle stories had the most impact this year?

12/19/2017 Edited by Emily K. Alhadeff

Test Your JQ

Forget Hanukkah vs. Christmas. What About Reason vs. Revelation?

Are the Greeks good or bad?

12/05/2017 By Rivy Poupko Kletenik Illustrations by Sefira Ross

Three Opinions

What's the Best Approach to Dealing with Christmas?

Two humorous takes on Santa season.

12/05/2017 By Simon Kaufman and Rabbi Seth Goldstein

Innovators

Rusty Federman Has Perfected the Cheesecake

Look no further.

12/05/2017 By Haley Shapley

Jews of Seattle

Ethan Blustein

What does being Jewish mean to you?

12/05/2017 By Meryl Alcabes

Sound Off

Can Limmud Bring Seattle Together?

The international study retreat aims to unite the community.

12/05/2017 By Emily K. Alhadeff Illustrations by A.J. Hanneld

Jewish Journey

A Trip to the UAE Is a Step Toward Healing a Broken World

A rabbi, a pastor, and an imam step off a plane...

12/05/2017 By Rabbi Daniel Weiner

Jewish Connections

Helping Hands

Seattle's Debra Mailman does her part in community response to the Houston flood.

12/05/2017 By Jim DiPeso

Jewish Connections

Connections Presents NPR's Susan Stamberg

The veteran journalist brings her storytelling flair to Seattle.

12/05/2017 By Jim DiPeso

Jewish Connections

Travel to Israel with the Federation

Israel is the Start-Up Nation, a land that lives and breathes innovation.

12/05/2017 By Jim DiPeso