Geeking Out

Nate Martin Broke Out By Locking People in Rooms

The "founding father of escape rooms" took a risk — and mastered his own destiny.

08/10/2017 By Katheryn Grice

Jews of Seattle

Cheryl Wilson Hanson

What does being Jewish mean to you?

08/10/2017 By Meryl Alcabes

Jewish Connections

Small Grants Help Big Projects Succeed

The Federation's Small Agency Sustainability Grant program gives community organizations a much-needed boost.

08/10/2017 By Jim DiPeso

Jewish Connections

PAVE Helps Young Jews from Across the Region Form Community

The Federation enables people to find their tribe.

08/10/2017 By Jim DiPeso

Sound Off

Can Holocaust Education Help the Seattle Police Department?

The Law Enforcement and Society program is part of the SPD's ongoing reforms.

08/10/2017 By Emily K. Alhadeff Illustrations by Levi Hastings

Feature

What's In a Life?

Organizing ourselves around the lifecycles — and our community — has a powerful impact.

08/10/2017 By Corinne Stroum, Meryl Alcabes, Michael A. Stusser, and Lisa Jaffe Edited by Emily K. Alhadeff

Feature

Disrupt Your Judaism

What happens when you give innovative thinkers beer and Play-Doh and ask them to reinvent Seattle’s Jewish community?

06/07/2017 Edited by Emily K. Alhadeff

Slideshow

Service & Jewish Life

Photos of our community in action.

06/06/2017

Sound Off

After the Demonstration Is Over, You Can Still Be an Activist

How to influence politics without losing Facebook friends.

06/06/2017 By Tzippy Wiens

Feature

Is it Time to Put Weed on the Jewish Agenda?

Recreational marijuana is becoming a booming industry. Where do Jewish values tie in?

06/06/2017 By Pam Mandel Illustrations by Brianna Ashby Photography by Sol Neelman

Geeking Out

Nathan Peterson Finds Success in Surprising Places

Tagboard's SVP on winning at life — and love.

06/06/2017 By Erez Benari

Jews of Seattle

Josh Voss

What does being Jewish mean to you?

06/06/2017 By Meryl Alcabes

Three Opinions

Are Zionism and Social Justice Compatible?

When Israel is lumped together with racism and fascism, Israel-supporters can find themselves at odds with the progressive causes they champion.

06/06/2017 By Talya Gillman and Udi Asaraf

Jewish Connections

Plan for Tomorrow with a Legacy Gift

The Jewish Federation's Life and Legacy Program ensures a Jewish community for the future.

06/06/2017 By Jim DiPeso

Jewish Connections

Meet the Federation's New Board President

Sarah Boden brings business savvy and energy to the Federation.

06/06/2017 By Jim DiPeso

Jewish Connections

Shinshinim Bring Israel to Seattle

This year's contingent of four Israeli teen representatives share their thoughts about living and working in the Puget Sound region.

06/06/2017 By Jim DiPeso

Jewish Journey

A Life of Activism, Inspired by a History of Kvetching Jews

Strange times calls for laughing through the tears.

06/06/2017 By Michael Stusser

Personal History

Could Brenner Brothers Bakery See Another Day?

A nostalgic rock star wants to reopen his family’s bakery. But you can’t bring back the past.

04/06/2017 By Naomi Tomky

Three Opinions

Should We Compare the Holocaust to Current Events?

History repeats itself — but analogies can desensitize us.

04/06/2017 By Michal Lotzker and Devin E. Naar

Jewish Journey

Due to the Kindness of Strangers, a Family Exists Today

For a family confined to the Krakow Ghetto, luck and a little help went a long way.

04/05/2017 By Steven Baral