Books Help Us Recognize That We’re Not Alone

Q&A with Adam Gish, the Garfield English teacher who recently received press for taking 100 students to the bookstore.

02/07/2019 By Emily Boynton

Three Opinions

Is It Time to Drop the Fight Against Intermarriage?

A rabbi and a social worker weigh in.

02/07/2019 By Rabbi Jill Borodin and Stefanie Robbins


Rachel Zerrell Uses Data to Make Amazon More Inclusive

Fighting systems of bias at Amazon and beyond

02/07/2019 By Haley Shapley

Jews of Seattle

"Everything You Do Is Jewish"

What does being Jewish mean to you?

02/07/2019 With Meryl Alcabes


Telephone Poles, Wire, and a Box of Matzos

What's an eruv, and what happens when it "goes down"?

02/07/2019 By Emily K. Alhadeff


Finding Love Again After a Marriage Falls Apart

She had been with her husband since she was a teenager. She couldn't imagine flirting with another man now.

02/07/2019 By Renata Lubinsky


For the Love of Dog

Stories of interspecies companionship

02/07/2019 By Lisa Jaffe


Save Your Relationship with Eight Dates

John and Julie Gottman's latest book outlines eight ways to improve a marriage.

02/07/2019 By Corinne Stroum


Five Jewish Grandmothers Offer Wisdom for Couples Starting Out

Advice for all ages

02/07/2019 Photography by Lucien Knuteson Edited by Emily K. Alhadeff


Adventures in Online Dating

The Internet brings so much possibility. Unfortunately, it brings a lot of other things, too.

02/07/2019 Illustrations by Natalie Andrewson

Jewish Connections

What's Happening at the Federation: Israel Edition

Dennis Ross, TILI, Shinshinim


Jewish Connections

Shinshinim Share Israeli Culture with Jewish Puget Sound

The young women are the latest to spend a year in our community building bridges between Seattle and Israel.

02/07/2019 By Jim DiPeso

Jewish Connections

Ambassador Dennis Ross Shares Insights on the Middle East in Seattle

The ambassador to Israel believes in peacebuilding over peacemaking.

02/07/2019 By Jim DiPeso

Jewish Connections

TILI Deepens the Teen Connection to Israel

A new program gives local teens an in-depth Israel study experience.

02/07/2019 By Jim DiPeso

Jewish Connections

What's Happening at the Federation: Connections, SAFE Washington, and Germany Close-Up

Three Federation programs you should know about

11/27/2018 By Jim DiPeso

Service and Jewish Life

Service and Jewish Life December-January 2018-19

Photos of our community in action.


Sound Off

Best of Jewish Seattle 2018

As the door closes on the year, here are a few of the things that made it great.

11/26/2018 Illustrations by Rami Neimi

Best Jewish Neighborhoods

Long Lamented for Its Bland Deli Scene, Seattle Is Having a Pastrami Moment

Jewish eateries are cropping up around the city.

11/26/2018 By Naomi Tomky

Best Jewish Neighborhoods


Mercer Island and Bellevue have established Jewish communities as well as a growing scene of newcomers drawn to the tech sector.

11/26/2018 By Boris Kurbanov

Best Jewish Neighborhoods

The North End

This down-to-earth section of Seattle houses one of the city's largest and most vibrant Jewish communities.

11/26/2018 By Alexis Kort