He Spent 13 Years Advocating for Asylum Seekers in Israel. Now He's Seeking Refugee Status in America.

Is the Jewish state handling the African migrant crisis properly?

12/05/2017 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Jewish Journey

A Transgender Rabbi Finds Truth in Torah

A veteran, educator, counselor, and rabbi finds the power to transition.

09/12/2017 By Rabbi Rona Matlow

Jewish Connections

Moving the Needle in Olympia

Federation gives Jewish values a voice at the Capitol.

09/12/2017 By Jim DiPeso

Jewish Connections

Building Community One PJ Library Book at a Time

The Harold Grinspoon Foundation study documents PJ’s benefits in engaging families in Jewish life.

09/12/2017 By Jim DiPeso


What's Next for Jessyn Farrell

Her bid for mayor may be over, but she has no plans to stop working for Seattle.

09/12/2017 By Haley Shapley

Sound Off

A Seattle Temple Helps Homeless Families Find Permanent Housing

A creative gala raised $16,000 for rental fees.

09/12/2017 By Katheryn Grice

Jews of Seattle

Amy Mook

What does being Jewish mean to you?

09/12/2017 By Meryl Alcabes

Jewish Journey

Miscarriage Leaves Couples to Find Their Own Rituals

Judaism has community rituals for almost everything. Some common experiences, though, leave people to cope alone.

08/10/2017 By Sarah Barak

Life Cycles

Looking Forward to Life When Most of It Is Behind You

Try "grandparent mode."

08/10/2017 By Michael A. Stusser

Life Cycles

Jewish Burial Rites Bring Honor to the Deceased and Comfort to the Family

The lesser-known operations of the "holiness society."

08/10/2017 By Corinne Stroum

Life Cycles

When a Spouse Changes Genders, What Happens to the Family?

He started taking hormones six months before their son's bar mitzvah. Would everything really be OK?

08/10/2017 By Lisa Jaffe

Life Cycles

Make Your Marriage Bring Cosmic Light to the Darkness

Forget feeling a spark. Chanie Levitin thinks marriage can bring the sparks back together.

08/10/2017 Edited by Emily K. Alhadeff

Life Cycles

Three Generations of Women Reflect on Bat Mitzvah

Where were you at 13?

08/10/2017 Edited by Emily K. Alhadeff

Life Cycles

Mohel Rabbi Maimon Still Stands on the Cutting Edge of Tradition

Now 98 (or 99?) Rabbi Solomon Maimon performed circumcisions for half a century.

08/10/2017 By Meryl Alcabes

Life Cycles

Guiding Women Through Birth Creates Spiritual Energy

A doula's journey.

08/10/2017 By Corinne Stroum

Test Your JQ

Judaism is the Antidote to the Teenage Wasteland

From "13 Reasons Why" to "613 Reasons Why."

08/10/2017 By Rivy Poupko Kletenik


Golden-Agers and Millennials Find Friendship on the Dance Floor

The "Seniors' Senior Prom" bridges the generations.

08/10/2017 By Pam Mandel

Three Opinions

Can President Trump Make the Ultimate Deal?

A Republican and a Democrat ponder the possibility.

08/10/2017 By Michael Medved and Matt Kanter