Jews of Seattle

Jeff Sprung

What does being Jewish mean to you?

12/01/2016 By Josh Furman

Sound Off

Shabbat Dinner Guests

Recent newsmakers, guests, and locals who’d make for interesting Shabbat dinner company.

12/01/2016 Edited by Emily K. Alhadeff

Geeking Out

Thinking Globally

Jaren Schwartz applies lessons learned in Africa to the local startup marketplace.

12/01/2016 By Erez Benari

Sound Off

Three Opinions

How can the Jewish community better address racial justice?

12/01/2016 By Erika Davis and Kimberly Marlowe Hartnett

Mishpacha

Diplomacy in Action

Lessons from life in Switzerland.

12/01/2016

Seattle Life

The Best of Jewish Neighborhoods

Chances are if you’re moving here and looking for community, you might start to look in one of these five places. So here they are, and here’s what we love about them!

12/01/2016 By Naomi Tomky

Best of Jewish Neighborhoods

Ballard: The Startup

Though historically considered a Scandinavian neighborhood, as more and more Jewish families move in, Ballard has become an under-the-radar hub of Jewish life in Seattle.

12/01/2016 By Naomi Tomky

Best of Jewish Neighborhoods

Ravenna/Wedgwood: The Small Town

How could we not note this swath of northeast Seattle for its vibrant Jewish community, dating back to the 1950s?

12/01/2016 By Naomi Tomky

Best of Jewish Neighborhoods

Rainier Valley: Hipsters and Hasids

On offer: semi-affordable housing, light-rail, five synagogues, and an eruv that extends from the shoreline on the east up to Martin Luther King Jr. Way on the west.

12/01/2016 By Naomi Tomky

Best of Jewish Neighborhoods

Capitol Hill: The Original

Capitol Hill is where it all started — from Temple De Hirsch in 1899 to the bustling Jewish life of the nearby Central District through the 1950s.

12/01/2016 By Naomi Tomky

Best of Jewish Neighborhoods

Bellevue: The Kibbutz

Beyond the immediate advantages of this lakeside suburb, members of Bellevue’s diverse, polyglot population may just greet you with “boker tov."

12/01/2016 By Naomi Tomky

Jewish Connections

In Good Hands

The Community Funeral Fund cares for Jewish community members in need.

12/01/2016 By Jim DiPeso

Jewish Connections

PAVE Littles

New to the area? Have a new baby in your family? Looking to connect with other Jewish families? PAVE Littles is shaping up to be a big player in parenting resources.

12/01/2016 By Maya Federman

Jewish Journey

The Moment Everything Changed

How the death of a leader changed the course of my life.

12/01/2016 By Rabbi Olivier BenHaim

Slideshow

Service & Jewish Life

Photos of our community in action.

12/01/2016

Seattle Life

The Best of Jewish Neighborhoods

Chances are if you’re moving here and looking for community, you might start to look in one of these five places. So here they are, and here’s what we love a...

11/23/2016 By Naomi Tomky

Slideshow

Service and Jewish Life

Photos of our community in action.

11/16/2016

History

Land of Opportunity

Here's to history in the making.

11/15/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff

History

10 Ways Seattle Became a Jewish City

Those who dare dismiss Seattle as a not-very-Jewish city fail to consider its history.

11/15/2016 By Stuart Eskenazi, Megan Hill, Emily K. Alhadeff, Pam Mandel, and Dan Aznoff

Slideshow

Service & Jewish Life

Photos of our community in action.

11/10/2016