Jews of Seattle

Hannah Kitzrow

What does being Jewish mean to you? 

08/28/2018 Photography by Meryl Alcabes

Sound Off

The Changing Face of Progressive Judaism

Progressive Jews don't want to check their politics at the mezuzah, and their practice increasingly shows that.

08/28/2018 By Pam Mandel

Feature

Becoming American

As we enter the season of apples and honey, let’s think about how we became Americans — our struggles, our myths, our journeys, and our survival.

08/28/2018 Edited by Karin Vandraiss

Feature

Becoming American

08/28/2018 Edited by Karin Vandraiss

Becoming American

Shari Schwartz

Out of Germany, into apartheid, on to Seattle

08/28/2018 Edited by Karin Vandraiss

Becoming American

Ami Popper

From Europe through Shanghai to Seattle

08/28/2018 Edited by Karin Vandraiss

Becoming American

Balika Haakanson

From Lithuania to Alaska

08/28/2018 Edited by Karin Vandraiss

Becoming American

Victoria Navi

An Iranian refugee resettles in Seattle

08/28/2018 Edited by Karin Vandraiss

Becoming American

Hazzan Ike Azose

From Turkey through France to America

08/28/2018 Edited by Karin Vandraiss

Becoming American

Name Withheld

Hiding in plain sight

08/28/2018 Edited by Karin Vandraiss

Jewish Journey

A Gen-X Jew Visits the Border

Everything we learned in Hebrew school prepared us for this moment.

08/28/2018 By Rabbi Yohanna Kinberg

Life

The Fishmonger’s Tale

Solly Amon started selling fish as a kid. At 86, he looks out over a small empire built by family and love.

08/01/2018 By Stuart Eskenazi

Jewish Connections

Olympia Impact

Federation, partners racked up wins for Jewish community in 2018 legislative session.

07/30/2018 By Jim DiPeso

Jewish Connections

Federation at 90

Take a look around and check out the thriving state of Jewish Puget Sound in 2018.

07/30/2018 By Jim DiPeso

Changemakers

Jewish Visionaries Shaping Seattle

Local people and ideas changing the face of Seattle's social and intellectual landscape, from public health and policy reform to avocado toast in space.

06/25/2018 With Bridget Fox and Sharon * By Rachel Román, Haley Shapley, and Karin Vandraiss Edited by Emily K. Alhadeff

The Practitioner

Cheryl Berenson is a Public Health Warrior

The public health and gun-violence prevention advocate laughs in the face of burnout.

06/25/2018 By Karin Vandraiss

The Artist

Breaking the Chain of Abuse

Overcoming an abusive marriage – and empowering other victims – through the art of film.

06/25/2018 By Sharon *

The Technologist

Technion Talent

Israel's top-notch institute of technology has a thriving relationship with Seattle's tech scene.

06/25/2018 By Haley Shapley

The Space Man

Avocado Toast in Space?

A Seattle teen sends brunch heavenwards in the name of science.

06/25/2018 By Rachel Román

The Equalizer

Tana Senn Wants You to Pay Attention

The Washington state representative has "a thing for fairness."

06/25/2018 By Karin Vandraiss