The Future of Health

From cancer care to crowdsourcing The legend of Sam Israel, the comedy of Gad Elmaleh, and the gift of the Sarajevo Haggadah

In this issue:

Arts & Culture

JPop

Gad Is Great

French Moroccan comedy sensation Gad Elmaleh starts over in America, in English.

08/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Geeking Out

The Cutting Edge

Serial entrepreneur Dan Shapiro slices the competition with his latest startup.

08/01/2016 By Erez Benari

Community

Jewish Journey

Avenging the Nazis

Esther Wisnia and Sam Goldberg considered their children the best revenge on the Nazis.

08/01/2016 By Karen Treiger

Slideshow

Service & Jewish Life

Photos of our community in action.

08/01/2016

Jewish Connections

Pop in to a Pop-Up Community

The Federation’s untraditional events meet community members where they are.

08/01/2016 By Jim DiPeso

Jewish Connections

A Conversation with Harold Grinspoon and Diane Troderman

The cofounders of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation talk about the importance of Jewish philanthropy.

08/01/2016 By Jewish Federation Staff

Heroes

The Legend of Sam Israel

How did an eccentric immigrant shoemaker become the benefactor of Jewish education in Seattle?

08/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Roots

Between Friends

A Sarajevo Haggadah comes to a Seattle synagogue from its Muslim friends.

08/01/2016 By Deborah Gardner

History

We Interrupt this Broadcast

Phil Scheier reflects on bombing Nazis, saving newspapers, and making it past the century mark

08/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Politics

Opinions on Dissent

Should we legislate against the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement?

08/01/2016 By Hilary Bernstein and Hamutal Davis

People

Shabbat Dinner Guests

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

08/01/2016

Jews of Seattle

Rubi Cammarota

What does being Jewish mean to you?

08/01/2016 By Josh Furman

Article

Quiet Riot

Is an “unconscious” anti-Semitism seeping onto campuses?

08/01/2016 By Rachel Román

Eat & Drink

Recipes

Spice It Up

Change up a weeknight dinner or a holiday menu with these recipes adapted from Pabla classics.

08/01/2016 By Naomi Tomky

The Set Table

Punjabi Delights

The Sikh owners of Pabla have found a unique and loyal clientele.

08/01/2016 By Naomi Tomky

Health & Wellness

Health

Crowdsource Your Care

For some, the Internet has evolved from chat rooms and bulletin boards into a critical support system.

08/01/2016 By Corinne Stroum

Health

9 Ways Israel is Changing Health

Leave it to the “startup nation” to be a leader in health tech.

08/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Health

Make Healthcare Equal

Why are women treated differently in the doctor’s office?

08/01/2016 By Haley Shapley

Health

Crush Cancer

Four new paths to personalized cancer treatment already show promising results.

08/01/2016 By Meredith Salisbury

Be Well

The Future of Health

Thanks to previously inconceivable technological advances, we’re on the path to beating back many issues both common and rare.

08/01/2016 By Corinne Stroum, Meredith Salisbury, and Haley Shapley

Health

Quantify Yourself

Analyzing our insides to provide better treatment options.

08/01/2016 By Corinne Stroum

Be the Change

Editor's Note

Scientists and doctors are making strides every day to push back against our most devastating diseases, and a disproportionate amount of innovation is coming out of Israel.

08/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff