Pro Tips

How to Protect Your Jewelry

Lisa Bridge Berenstein, fifth-generation jeweler, gemologist, and president and CEO of Ben Bridge Jeweler, offers advice.

04/15/2019 By Claire Butwinick

Past/Present/Future

The Reinvention of Cone & Steiner

Dani Cone believes the corner store never goes out of style.

04/15/2019 By Claire Butwinick

Past/Present/Future

A Shoe Repair Shop Managed to Survive for Over a Century. Does It Have One Foot in the Grave?

Shoe repair is an endangered line of work, but one local business got a new lease on life from an unlikely source.

04/15/2019 By Bryan Cohen

Past/Present/Future

Schwartz Brothers Pays It Forward

The restaurant/bakery success story is built on Jewish community ties.

04/15/2019 By Emily K. Alhadeff

MOT IRL

The Most Important Thing Is to Make Time for Yourself and Your Kids

Q & A with Jason Mesnick, the season 13 Bachelor who broke off his engagement to marry the runner-up, Molly.

04/15/2019 By Emily Boynton

Jewish Connections

PJ Library Marks 10 Years of Bringing Jewish-Themed Books to Local Kids

The Federation helps Jewish journeys start young with the popular PJ Library books.

04/15/2019 By Jim DiPeso

Jewish Connections

Federation Development Director Accepted as a Wexner Field Fellow

Karen Parry joins the prestigious national program for Jewish communal professionals.

04/15/2019 By Jim DiPeso

Jewish Connections

The Federation's Endowment Fund Ensures a Jewish Future

Life and Legacy is the gift that keeps on giving.

04/15/2019 By Jim DiPeso

Jewish Connections

What's Happening at the Federation: Local Programs Make a Big Splash

Life and Legacy, PJ Library, and a prestigious fellowship

04/15/2019 By Jim DiPeso

Mishpacha

Preschools Make Hebrew a Priority

Two Seattle-area preschools embrace a bilingual curriculum.

04/15/2019 By Makena Mezistrano

Sound Off

When a Homeless Jewish Man Died Alone, a Community Stepped Up to Help

High school students helped perform the ultimate mitzvah.

04/15/2019 By Makena Mezistrano

Jews of Seattle

Franz Wassermann

What does being Jewish mean to you? 

04/15/2019 By Meryl Alcabes

Innovators

Ben Gilbert Helps Start-Ups Start Up

Pioneer Square Labs incubates and launches good ideas.

04/15/2019 By Haley Shapley

Three Opinions

What Does It Mean to Be an Ally?

Two experts weigh in.

04/15/2019 By Rabbi Callie Schulman and Max Patashnik

Love

Love

How to find it, how to keep it, how to get over it.

02/07/2019 Illustrations by Natalie Andrewson

MOT IRL

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

Innovators

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

Susan Lebow

What does being Jewish mean to you?

02/07/2019 With Meryl Alcabes

Article

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