In Other Worlds

The Literature Issue Our first Jewish in Seattle fiction contest winner, local authors, Everything Is Illuminated, MasterChef Junior

In this issue:

Arts & Culture

Summer Fiction

Lose Yourself in Literature

Our fiction contest winners, local authors, and a bissel Arthurian legend.


Summer Fiction


Our third-place tie fiction winner.

08/11/2019 By Merridawn Duckler

Summer Fiction

Bubbe’s an Alien

Our second-place fiction winner.

08/11/2019 By Rochelle Kochin


There Was No Challah

Our third-place tie fiction winner.

08/11/2019 By Mads Golding


Everything Is Illuminated Comes to the Seattle Stage

Book-It Repertory Theatre takes on Jonathan Safran Foer’s defining novel.

08/11/2019 By Seth Sommerfeld

Summer Fiction

Recommended Reading

Local Jewish authors you should get to know.


Summer Fiction

How Yiddish Writers Influenced Arthurian Legend

UW Professor Annegret Oehme decolonizes literature.

08/11/2019 By Emily Boynton


Next Year In

Read the Jewish in Seattle fiction contest winning story!

08/11/2019 By Merridawn Duckler


Service and Jewish Life

Service and Jewish Life August-September 2019

Photos of our community in action.


Three Opinions

What Books Should Every Jewish Person Read?

Two community members weigh in.

08/11/2019 By Dr. Eliyahu Krigel and Sarah Watstein


Write a Forever Letter as Part of Your Legacy Planning

Wills aren't just for divvying up the physical items.

08/11/2019 By Michael Stusser

Jews of Seattle

Elchanan Mollot

What does being Jewish mean to you?

08/11/2019 By Meryl Alcabes


What Bots Can Teach Us about Civility

Microsoft's Deborah Harrison puts words in the mouths of digital assistants.

08/11/2019 By Emily Boynton


Brianna Caplan Sayres Is Sending Jewish Children's Lit to Space

The author and new publisher wants to raise the quality of Jewish kids' books.

08/11/2019 By Emily Boynton

Jewish Connections

TILI Strengthens Teen Connections to Israel

The new program proves a success.

08/05/2019 By Jim DiPeso

Jewish Connections

Honeymoon Israel Propels Couples on Jewish Journeys

The inaugural trip planted seeds for community engagement.

08/05/2019 By Jim DiPeso

Eat & Drink

The Set Table

Sadie Suskind is Seattle's Next Celebrity Chef

And she's only 13.

08/11/2019 By Claire Butwinick