We Interrupt this Broadcast

Phil Scheier reflects on bombing Nazis, saving newspapers, and making it past the century mark

08/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff


Between Friends

A Sarajevo Haggadah comes to a Seattle synagogue from its Muslim friends.

08/01/2016 By Deborah Gardner


The Legend of Sam Israel

How did an eccentric immigrant shoemaker become the benefactor of Jewish education in Seattle?

08/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Jewish Connections

A Conversation with Harold Grinspoon and Diane Troderman

The cofounders of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation talk about the importance of Jewish philanthropy.

08/01/2016 By Jewish Federation Staff

Jewish Connections

Pop in to a Pop-Up Community

The Federation’s untraditional events meet community members where they are.

08/01/2016 By Jim DiPeso

Jewish Journey

Avenging the Nazis

Esther Wisnia and Sam Goldberg considered their children the best revenge on the Nazis.

08/01/2016 By Karen Treiger


Service & Jewish Life

Photos of our community in action.


Sound Off

It Has Been 10 Years

This July marks a decade since the Federation shooting. How much has changed?

06/01/2016 By Cheryl Stumbo

Jews of Seattle

Rabbi Shmuel Brody

What does being Jewish mean to you?

06/01/2016 By Josh Furman

Sound Off

Shabbat Dinner Guests

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



From Partisans to Pastrami

Business man Benny Cukier talks about deli and the art of determination.

06/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff


Good Out of Evil

Should the Holocaust be a teaching tool for perpetuating Jewish identity?

06/01/2016 By Rivy Poupko Kletenik


Origin Stories

How to pull together the loose threads of family history.

06/01/2016 By David Laskin

Jewish Connections

Funding the Future

LIFE & LEGACY ensures security for future generations of Jews.

06/01/2016 By Rachel Román and Jim DiPeso

Jewish Connections

Breaking Down the Barriers

Neighborhood Connections makes Jewish life accessible to everyone.

06/01/2016 By Rachel Román and Jim DiPeso

Jewish Journey

Rhodes to Seattle

A writer experiences her family’s survival through found letters.

06/01/2016 By Cynthia Flash Hemphill


Service & Jewish Life

Photos of our community in action.



Editor's Note

This is a very Jewish city, built on the dreams of early pioneers, Eastern European immigrants, and Greek and Turkish families seeking a new seaside home.

04/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff