Jewish Connections

Seattle's Shinshiniot Strengthen Bonds with Israel

Tal and Lidar create lasting connections.

02/14/2018 By Jim DiPeso

Jewish Connections

More Free Trips to Israel for Young Adults

Matches quadruple value of Birthright gifts.

02/14/2018 By Jim DiPeso

Jewish Journey

Leaving Egypt All Over Again

After Jewish life in Cairo fell apart, a family found its way to Seattle.

02/14/2018 By Jennifer Fisch

Guide 2018

Submit Your Listing to the Guide to Jewish Washington

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The Best of 2017

Which Jewish in Seattle stories had the most impact this year?

12/19/2017 Edited by Emily K. Alhadeff

Test Your JQ

Forget Hanukkah vs. Christmas. What About Reason vs. Revelation?

Are the Greeks good or bad?

12/05/2017 By Rivy Poupko Kletenik Illustrations by Sefira Ross

Three Opinions

What's the Best Approach to Dealing with Christmas?

Two humorous takes on Santa season.

12/05/2017 By Simon Kaufman and Rabbi Seth Goldstein


Rusty Federman Has Perfected the Cheesecake

Look no further.

12/05/2017 By Haley Shapley

Jews of Seattle

Ethan Blustein

What does being Jewish mean to you?

12/05/2017 By Meryl Alcabes

Sound Off

Can Limmud Bring Seattle Together?

The international study retreat aims to unite the community.

12/05/2017 By Emily K. Alhadeff Illustrations by A.J. Hanneld

Jewish Journey

A Trip to the UAE Is a Step Toward Healing a Broken World

A rabbi, a pastor, and an imam step off a plane...

12/05/2017 By Rabbi Daniel Weiner

Jewish Connections

Helping Hands

Seattle's Debra Mailman does her part in community response to the Houston flood.

12/05/2017 By Jim DiPeso

Jewish Connections

Connections Presents NPR's Susan Stamberg

The veteran journalist brings her storytelling flair to Seattle.

12/05/2017 By Jim DiPeso

Jewish Connections

Travel to Israel with the Federation

Israel is the Start-Up Nation, a land that lives and breathes innovation.

12/05/2017 By Jim DiPeso


He Spent 13 Years Advocating for Asylum Seekers in Israel. Now He's Seeking Refugee Status in America.

Is the Jewish state handling the African migrant crisis properly?

12/05/2017 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Jewish Journey

A Transgender Rabbi Finds Truth in Torah

A veteran, educator, counselor, and rabbi finds the power to transition.

09/12/2017 By Rabbi Rona Matlow

Jewish Connections

Moving the Needle in Olympia

Federation gives Jewish values a voice at the Capitol.

09/12/2017 By Jim DiPeso

Jewish Connections

Building Community One PJ Library Book at a Time

The Harold Grinspoon Foundation study documents PJ’s benefits in engaging families in Jewish life.

09/12/2017 By Jim DiPeso


What's Next for Jessyn Farrell

Her bid for mayor may be over, but she has no plans to stop working for Seattle.

09/12/2017 By Haley Shapley