Best of the City

The Best of Jewish Washington

Kol hakavod to this year’s winners and featured picks!

12/01/2015 By Josh Furman, Emily K. Alhadeff, Boris Kurbanov, and Dan Aznoff

Top Stories

The Set Table

Blessed Are the Cheesemakers

Local cheesemaker Lisa Jacobs celebrates Hanukkah — and life — with cheese.

12/01/2015 By Naomi Tomky

Jewish Connections

Giving Voice to the Voiceless

Advocating for Jewish Puget Sound at all levels of government

12/01/2015 Photography by Rachel Román

LaBriut

Speaking Out

Local rabbis use the pulpit to advocate for domestic violence awareness.

12/01/2015 By Tori Gottlieb

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

Artistic Sketches

The Kindness of Strangers

A musical based on 9/11 shows just how big the human heart can grow.

12/01/2015 By Emily K. Alhadeff

JPop

Jewish American Literature Is Not Dead (or Dying)

A new generation of stories springs up around recent immigrants and changing identities.

12/01/2015 By Joan Leegant

Best of the City

The Best (and Worst) of 2015

12/01/2015

Community

Slideshow

Service & Jewish Life

Photos of our community in action.

11/10/2016

Jewish Journey

History Reclaimed

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

12/01/2015 Photography by Denise Grollmus

Jewish Connections

One Happy Community

Opening the door to life-transforming Jewish summer camp experiences

12/01/2015 By Rachel Román

Jewish Connections

Giving Voice to the Voiceless

Advocating for Jewish Puget Sound at all levels of government

12/01/2015 Photography by Rachel Román

Best of the City

The Best of Jewish Shopping in Washington

12/01/2015 By Dan Aznoff

Best of the City

The Best of Jewish Washington

Kol hakavod to this year’s winners and featured picks!

12/01/2015 By Josh Furman, Emily K. Alhadeff, Boris Kurbanov, and Dan Aznoff

Best of the City

The Best of Jewish Religion in Washington

12/01/2015 By Dan Aznoff

LaBriut

Speaking Out

Local rabbis use the pulpit to advocate for domestic violence awareness.

12/01/2015 By Tori Gottlieb

Roots

Dashed Dreams

A young Jewish man’s role in the Everett Massacre.

12/01/2015 By Stuart Eskenazi

Life

Justice, Justice, She Pursues

Hon. Bobbe Bridge talks about breaking the continuum of juvenile delinquency.

12/01/2015 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Sound Off

Opinions on Immigration

How should the Jewish community respond to the refugee and migrant crisis?

12/01/2015 By Etan Basseri and Robert Jacobs

Sound Off

Shabbat Dinner Guests

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

12/01/2015

Jews of Seattle

Gregory Touchton

What does being Jewish mean to you?

12/01/2015 By Josh Furman

Eat & Drink

The Set Table

Blessed Are the Cheesemakers

Local cheesemaker Lisa Jacobs celebrates Hanukkah — and life — with cheese.

12/01/2015 By Naomi Tomky

The Set Table

Killer Cheese

Move over, Maccabees, and make way for Judith, the heroine who saved the Jewish people through cheese.

12/01/2015 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Best of the City

The Best of Jewish Food in Washington

"Don’t even bother getting them anywhere else! These are like the famous Montreal bagels with two tops!" — one happy Eltana customer

12/01/2015 By Josh Furman

Sound Off

Double Portion

12/01/2015

Holidays

Inspiration

Hip, Happy Hanukkah

We love Bubbe’s Star of David dish towels as much as the next girl, but these Hanukkah products really light our menorahs.

12/01/2015

Test Your J.Q.

Hanukkah Heroes

Share your Hanukkah with history’s Jewish victors.

12/01/2015 By Rivy Poupko Kletenik

Mishpacha

It’s Not Easy Being Jewish

How can we get our kids to love being Jewish when Christmas is so cool?

12/01/2015 By Alexis Kort

Sound Off

Lo Mein and Long Lines

Is the tradition of “Jewish Christmas” being co-opted by gentiles?

12/01/2015 By Naomi Tomky

"Jewish Christmas"

Editor's Note

No shortage of challenges lies in the road ahead as we bring up children in this pine-scented Northwest wonderland.

12/01/2015 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Travel & Outdoors

Geeking Out

Trip Without Tripping

Gilad Berenstein unravels travel.

11/07/2016 By Erez Benari