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Becoming American

As we enter the season of apples and honey, let’s think about how we became Americans — our struggles, our myths, our journeys, and our survival.

08/28/2018 Edited by Karin Vandraiss

Top Stories

As American as Apple Pie

The Myth of Jewish Immigration

We might like to think we contributed to "a nation of immigrants," but in reality the system has always been rigged.

08/28/2018 By Devin E. Naar

As American as Apple Pie

Apple Pie Three (Historical) Ways

The classic American dessert has an immigration story of its own.

08/28/2018 By Naomi Tomky

As American as Apple Pie

Celebrate with Cider

Cider is the perfect boozy option for celebrating the High Holidays on a less formal note.

08/28/2018 By Erin James

Jewish Journey

A Gen-X Jew Visits the Border

Everything we learned in Hebrew school prepared us for this moment.

08/28/2018 By Rabbi Yohanna Kinberg

Jpop

A Glimmer of Hope for the Middle East

'Oslo' brings the political theater to the stage.

08/28/2018 By Seth Sommerfeld

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

Jpop

A Glimmer of Hope for the Middle East

'Oslo' brings the political theater to the stage.

08/28/2018 By Seth Sommerfeld

Community

Innovators

A Serial Entrepreneur Remakes His Favorite Thing: Sweatpants

A classic man problem, solved.

09/04/2018 By Haley Shapley

Service and Jewish Life

Service and Jewish Life August-September 2018

Photos of our community in action

08/28/2018 With Jim DiPeso

Jewish Connections

The Federation Convenes Organizations to Build Cohesion

The Community Convening Initiative intends to solve local challenges and grow cooperation.

08/28/2018 By Jim DiPeso

Jewish Connections

The Federation's Trip to Israel Builds Community on the Journey and Back Home

The 43 participants came home re-Jew-vinated.

08/28/2018 By Jim DiPeso

Three Opinions

Is Evangelical Support Good for the Jews?

A rabbi versus a professor.

08/28/2018 By Rabbi Daniel Lapin and Professor Seth Dowland

Jews of Seattle

Hannah Kitzrow

What does being Jewish mean to you? 

08/28/2018 Photography by Meryl Alcabes

Sound Off

The Changing Face of Progressive Judaism

Progressive Jews don't want to check their politics at the mezuzah, and their practice increasingly shows that.

08/28/2018 By Pam Mandel

As American as Apple Pie

The Myth of Jewish Immigration

We might like to think we contributed to "a nation of immigrants," but in reality the system has always been rigged.

08/28/2018 By Devin E. Naar

Feature

Becoming American

As we enter the season of apples and honey, let’s think about how we became Americans — our struggles, our myths, our journeys, and our survival.

08/28/2018 Edited by Karin Vandraiss

Becoming American

Ami Popper

From Europe through Shanghai to Seattle

08/28/2018 Edited by Karin Vandraiss

Becoming American

Balika Haakanson

From Lithuania to Alaska

08/28/2018 Edited by Karin Vandraiss

Becoming American

Victoria Navi

An Iranian refugee resettles in Seattle

08/28/2018 Edited by Karin Vandraiss

Becoming American

Hazzan Ike Azose

From Turkey through France to America

08/28/2018 Edited by Karin Vandraiss

Becoming American

Name Withheld

Hiding in plain sight

08/28/2018 Edited by Karin Vandraiss

Jewish Journey

A Gen-X Jew Visits the Border

Everything we learned in Hebrew school prepared us for this moment.

08/28/2018 By Rabbi Yohanna Kinberg

Eat & Drink

As American as Apple Pie

Apple Pie Three (Historical) Ways

The classic American dessert has an immigration story of its own.

08/28/2018 By Naomi Tomky

As American as Apple Pie

Celebrate with Cider

Cider is the perfect boozy option for celebrating the High Holidays on a less formal note.

08/28/2018 By Erin James

Health & Wellness

Labriut

Disordered Eating Makes the Holidays a Challenge

When fasting — and feasting — isn't spiritual.

08/28/2018 By Haley Shapley