Jewish Connections

PJ Library Connectors Help Families Create Community

The Federation is supports neighborhood-based opportunities for connecting with Jewish life.

09/23/2019 By Jim DiPeso

Feature

Why Doesn't Seattle Have More Kosher Restaurants?

The city has always had a problem keeping kosher businesses open. Increased regulations don't help.

09/23/2019 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Three Opinions

How Should We Respond to Public Figures Accused of Sexual Misconduct?

A media figure and a social worker respond.

09/23/2019 By Warren Etheredge and Liz Coleclough

Innovators

Dina Levitan Speaks Truth to Tech

Represent!

09/23/2019 By Emily Boynton

Jews of Seattle

Laurie Goff

What does being Jewish mean to you?

09/23/2019 With Meryl Alcabes

Sound Off

Meet the Jews Advocating for Immigrant Justice in Seattle

“For so many of us, our DNA experienced this horror just a few generations back.”

09/23/2019 By Gregory Gutterman Scruggs

Summer Fiction

Lose Yourself in Literature

Our fiction contest winners, local authors, and a bissel Arthurian legend.

08/11/2019

Summer Fiction

Counting

Our third-place tie fiction winner.

08/11/2019 By Merridawn Duckler

Summer Fiction

Bubbe’s an Alien

Our second-place fiction winner.

08/11/2019 By Rochelle Kochin

Fiction

There Was No Challah

Our third-place tie fiction winner.

08/11/2019 By Mads Golding

Three Opinions

What Books Should Every Jewish Person Read?

Two community members weigh in.

08/11/2019 By Dr. Eliyahu Krigel and Sarah Watstein

Mishpacha

Write a Forever Letter as Part of Your Legacy Planning

Wills aren't just for divvying up the physical items.

08/11/2019 By Michael Stusser

Jews of Seattle

Elchanan Mollot

What does being Jewish mean to you?

08/11/2019 By Meryl Alcabes

Innovators

What Bots Can Teach Us about Civility

Microsoft's Deborah Harrison puts words in the mouths of digital assistants.

08/11/2019 By Emily Boynton

Summer Fiction

How Yiddish Writers Influenced Arthurian Legend

UW Professor Annegret Oehme decolonizes literature.

08/11/2019 By Emily Boynton

MOT IRL

Brianna Caplan Sayres Is Sending Jewish Children's Lit to Space

The author and new publisher wants to raise the quality of Jewish kids' books.

08/11/2019 By Emily Boynton

Jewish Connections

TILI Strengthens Teen Connections to Israel

The new program proves a success.

08/05/2019 By Jim DiPeso

Jewish Connections

Honeymoon Israel Propels Couples on Jewish Journeys

The inaugural trip planted seeds for community engagement.

08/05/2019 By Jim DiPeso