High Style

Local looks for the holidays, fashion for a better world, and mod men Local looks for the holidays, fashion for a better world, and mod men

In this issue:

Arts & Culture


The Art of Giving

The Benaroyas’ collection of iconic Northwest art finds a home in Tacoma

10/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff


Striking a Chord

Geraldine Brooks’s latest novel imagines the complex life of King David and his family.

10/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Artistic Sketches

Larger Than Life

A local filmmaker turns the camera on her grandmother, a tiny survivor with a big personality.

10/01/2016 By Pamela Lavitt


Butch Blues

Butch Blum’s cozy wool blends in blue and gray are a perfect fit for Seattle fall.

10/01/2016 Photography by Emily K. Alhadeff


Schmatte Chic

How American Jews redesigned fashion

10/01/2016 By Debra Rich Gettleman


Activist Fashion

We love Cameron.

10/01/2016 By Amanda Zurita


Cover Girls

Mimu Maxi’s flowy frocks cover all the bases.

10/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff


High Fashion

Embrace the holiday season in comfortable style, with a little help from local fashionistas.

10/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff, Amanda Zurita, and Debra Rich Gettleman



Here With Me

A community unites around an incomprehensible loss.

10/01/2016 By Zach Zorba Grashin

Jewish Connections

Get Together!

A new initiative gives PJ Library families grants to run their own programs.

10/01/2016 By Jewish Federation Staff

Jewish Connections

A Conversation with Nancy B. Greer

The new Federation CEO looks ahead to creating Jewish on-ramps.

10/01/2016 Photography by Jim DiPeso

Jewish Connections

Helping Jews Around the World

The Federation’s investments in Israel and around the world make a significant impact on lives near and far.

10/01/2016 By Jim DiPeso


Service & Jewish Life

Photos of our community in action.


All Together Now

Family Portraits

Washington’s Jewish families: What are their stories, and what do they love about Judaism? Let us introduce you to some of your neighbors.

10/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Test Your J.Q.


As heirs to American history, we share responsibility for its wrongs.

10/01/2016 By Rivy Poupko Kletenik


Remembering Rhodes

Regina Amira reflects on the island of her birth.

10/01/2016 By Cynthia Flash Hemphill

Sound Off

Opinions on the Possibilities of 2017

What is your wish for the Jewish year to come?

10/01/2016 By Dana Benson and Sholom Ber Levitin

Geeking Out

Word to Your Mother

Ruth Kikin-Gil’s job is to make Microsoft Word easy for everyone.

10/01/2016 By Erez Benari

Sound Off

Shabbat Dinner Guests

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


Jews of Seattle

Les and Libby Cohen

What does being Jewish mean to you?

10/01/2016 By Josh Furman

Sound Off

Our Promised Land

Is the American Jewish community fracturing over politics?

10/01/2016 Photography by Emily K. Alhadeff

Living Here

Editor's Note

The one thing we Jews can agree on is that America has been good to us.

10/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Eat & Drink

The Set Table

The Sweetest Things

Support your local trees and bees on Rosh Hashanah.

10/01/2016 By Naomi Tomky