Travel

Take a Trip!

Jewish, new-ish, and generally fabulous places to add to your next itinerary

02/01/2016 By David Volk, David Laskin, Naomi Tomky, Judy Lash Balint, and Emily K. Alhadeff

Top Stories

Israeli Lives

It's a Cultural Thing

Thousands of Israelis live on the Eastside. Who are they?

02/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff

The Set Table

A Taste of Nostalgia

As women’s lives change, what’s in store for the Ladies Auxiliary?

02/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

JPop

Real Difference

Deborah Rosen’s roots go back to the founding of the film festival.

02/01/2016 By Diana Brement

JPop

Before Her Eyes

When Aviva Kempner realized she wasn’t going to change the world through law, she set out to change it through film.

02/01/2016 By Joan Leegant

Travel

7 Wonders of the Jewish World

Wherever you go, there’s always something Jewish to see.

02/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Community

Jewish Journey

Threads of Memory

Unraveling the details of my great-grandmother’s life, while keeping the story intact.

02/01/2016 By Anca L. Szilágyi

Slideshow

Service & Jewish Life

Photos of our community in action.

02/01/2016

Jewish Connections

PAVE-ing the Way

“DIY Judaism” attracts Jews in their 30s and 40s looking for community on their own terms.

02/01/2016 By Rachel Román

Jewish Connections

Coming to America

The Israeli Shinshinim reflect on their experiences in Seattle

02/01/2016 By Rachel Román

Jewish Connections

Pushed to the Limits

The high cost of housing is pushing Jews out into underserved areas.

02/01/2016 By Rachel Román

Israeli Lives

It's a Cultural Thing

Thousands of Israelis live on the Eastside. Who are they?

02/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Mishpacha

Go Ahead, Get Grubby

A local couple got tired of their kids’ wet, muddy clothes and grass stains. So they decided to do something about it.

02/01/2016 Photography by Alexis Kort

Sound Off

Latkes Versus Hamantaschen

Latkes or Hamantaschen? In which we continue the lighthearted annual debate started in 1946 at the University of Chicago.

02/01/2016 By Jon Zimmerman and Sarah C. Stroup

People

Shabbat Dinner Guests

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

02/01/2016

Geeking Out

Social Skills

Microsoft’s director of social media sees the value of networking in more ways than one.

02/01/2016 By Erez Benari

Sound Off

Looking Ahead

As election season heats up, what issues matter most to American Jews?

02/01/2016

Eat & Drink

The Set Table

Perk Up Purim

Nothing against hamantaschen, but Jewish communities from around the world bring delightful symbolic foods to the table.

02/01/2016

The Set Table

A Taste of Nostalgia

As women’s lives change, what’s in store for the Ladies Auxiliary?

02/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Health & Wellness

Labriut

Matters of the Mouth

Area dentists offer complimentary care to Holocaust survivors in need.

02/01/2016 By Haley Shapley

Travel & Outdoors

Travel

Get Off the Tour Bus!

Get creative with your next visit to Israel.

02/01/2016 By Judy Lash Balint

Travel

Destination: Vancouver

The Chutzpah! Festival is just one of the many reasons to pack your passport this winter for a visit to the city with Canada’s third largest Jewish population.

02/01/2016 By David Volk

Travel

Destination: Portland

Just three hours south of Seattle (and even quicker for South Sounders!), a visit to the Rose City is all it takes to recharge.

02/01/2016 By David Laskin and Naomi Tomky

Travel

Take a Trip!

Jewish, new-ish, and generally fabulous places to add to your next itinerary

02/01/2016 By David Volk, David Laskin, Naomi Tomky, Judy Lash Balint, and Emily K. Alhadeff

Jews of Seattle

Shelly Anne Rosen

What does being Jewish mean to you?

02/01/2016 By Josh Furman

Travel

Editor's Note

We know you need to get out of town once in a while, and surely some of you have Pinterest boards full of dream destinations.

02/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff