Jewish Connections

Giving Voice to the Voiceless

Advocating for Jewish Puget Sound at all levels of government

12/01/2015 Photography by Rachel Román

Jewish Connections

One Happy Community

Opening the door to life-transforming Jewish summer camp experiences

12/01/2015 By Rachel Román

Jewish Journey

History Reclaimed

What happens when you find out, at 28, that you’re Jewish.

12/01/2015 Photography by Denise Grollmus

Yom Kippur

Editor's Note

Tizku l’shanim rabot. May we all be blessed with many years — lived to the fullest of our potential.

10/01/2015 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Jews of Seattle

Anna Douglas

What does being Jewish mean to you?

10/01/2015 By Josh Furman

Sound Off

Shabbat Dinner Guests

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


Sound Off

Opinions on Iran's Seat at the International Table

Should Iran have a seat at the international table, or does it deserve continued sanctions?

10/01/2015 By Lila Cohen and Eric Flamm


A Tale of Two Cities

Six generations later, descendants of a Belarusian shtetl continue to gather in Seattle.

10/01/2015 By Dan Aznoff

Passing it On

A Space and a Name

Decades in the making, Seattle’s Holocaust center for humanity opens its doors.

10/01/2015 By Tori Gottlieb

Passing It On

Welcome to Town!

Say hi to our community’s newly arrived educators and engagement professionals.

10/01/2015 By Diana Brement

Passing It On

Which Kid Were You in Hebrew School?

“Do not say, ‘When I free myself of my concerns, I will study,’ for perhaps you will never free yourself.” — Pirke Avot 2:4



Faith on the Farm

Oxbow Farm puts Jewish values into vegetables.

10/01/2015 Photography by Naomi Tomky

Jewish Connections

Finding Pathways to Jewish Life

10/01/2015 By Jim Dipeso and Elisa Haradon

Jewish Connections

What is the Federation's Core Work?

10/01/2015 By Jim DiPeso and Elisa Haradon

Jewish Journey

From Bombay to Bellingham

Between Bene Israel and Beth Israel, one man’s soul will always be Jewish.

10/01/2015 By Gabriel Mayers

From Us to You

Editor's Note

Jewish in Seattle is the result of a great deal of work by many dedicated people who care deeply about Puget Sound Jewish life.

08/01/2015 By Keith Dvorchik and Emily K. Alhadeff

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Holding Up the Sky

Intermarriage is on the rise. That doesn’t mean we’re done for.

08/01/2015 By Emily K. Alhadeff

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The Upshot

Takeaways from the community study