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36 Hours in Seattle and Tel Aviv

How does a weekend in each place compare?

02/14/2018 By Alexis Kort and Keren Brown Illustrations by Rami Neimi Photography by Itai Fortis

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Travel

36 Hours in Seattle and Tel Aviv

How does a weekend in each place compare?

02/14/2018 By Alexis Kort and Keren Brown Illustrations by Rami Neimi Photography by Itai Fortis

Travel

Discovering You're Jewish — and Taking on All that Comes with It

A DNA test confirmed what she knew all along. Then she needed to understand what it meant.

02/14/2018 By Katie Lee Ellison

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In Israel, the Streets Are Paved with Poetry

Israel's cities are like literary DNA maps.

02/14/2018 By Tova Gannana

The Set Table

The Rose City Ups Its Food Game Against Rain City

For some good Jewish food, head south of the Washington border.

02/14/2018 By Naomi Tomky

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

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

Jpop

In Israel, the Streets Are Paved with Poetry

Israel's cities are like literary DNA maps.

02/14/2018 By Tova Gannana

Jpop

Tiffany Shlain Uses Film to Start Global Movements for Change

This year's REEL Difference awardee is a Sundance darling who educates about good character — and taking a break from tech.

02/14/2018 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Jpop

SJFF Highlights

Can't-miss flicks at the 2018 Seattle Jewish Film Festival

02/14/2018

Community

Happenings

Searching for Meaning

This year’s Seattle University Search for Meaning Book Festival highlights Sephardic arts and letters.

02/14/2018 By Jim DiPeso

Sound Off

JFS v. Trump

Jewish Family Service fights the Trump administration's most recent attempt to restrict refugee resettlement.

02/14/2018 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Jews of Seattle

Ned Porges

What does being Jewish mean to you?

02/14/2018 By Meryl Alcabes

Innovators

At 22, Jessica Markowitz Has Spent Half her Life Helping Rwandan Girls

Now in college, Markowitz is still running the organization she founded when she was 11.

02/14/2018 By Haley Shapley

Three Opinions

Does the Jerusalem Embassy Move Help or Hinder Peace?

Two community voices weigh in.

02/14/2018 With Randy Kessler and Zoey Ilouz

Jewish Connections

Federation Scholarships Make for Happy Campers

Summer camp has proved to be a foundation for Jewish continuity, and cost shouldn’t be a deterrent.

02/14/2018 By Jim DiPeso

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

Eat & Drink

The Set Table

The Rose City Ups Its Food Game Against Rain City

For some good Jewish food, head south of the Washington border.

02/14/2018 By Naomi Tomky

Travel & Outdoors

Travel

36 Hours in Seattle and Tel Aviv

How does a weekend in each place compare?

02/14/2018 By Alexis Kort and Keren Brown Illustrations by Rami Neimi Photography by Itai Fortis

Travel

Discovering You're Jewish — and Taking on All that Comes with It

A DNA test confirmed what she knew all along. Then she needed to understand what it meant.

02/14/2018 By Katie Lee Ellison

Travel

Trading Paradise for Freedom — and a Chance to Return

Fifty-six years after leaving Cuba, a family imagines what could have been.

02/14/2018 By Rebecca Behar Notik

Travel

Working the Land — and Finding a Home

How a connection to the physical land of Israel led to a life in the Holy Land.

02/14/2018 By Shaul Judelman

Teva

Jewish Values Inspire Cliff Mass to Work for Good — and Stir Up a Little Controversy

The iconic weatherman is drawn to projects that make the world a better place.

02/14/2018 By Sydney Parker