Past/Present/Future

A Shoe Repair Shop Managed to Survive for Over a Century. Does It Have One Foot in the Grave?

Shoe repair is an endangered line of work, but one local business got a new lease on life from an unlikely source.

04/15/2019 By Bryan Cohen

The Set Table

A Whole New Ball Game

Two new establishments answer Seattle’s need for matzoh ball soup.

04/15/2019 By Naomi Tomky

The Set Table

What are Hamantaschen, Anyway?

Pockets? Ears? Hats? ... Mouth pockets?

02/07/2019 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Labriut

Donating a Kidney Is the Ultimate Act of Love

Organ donation is transformative for both donor and recipient.

02/07/2019 By Linda Morgan

Best Jewish Neighborhoods

Capitol Hill

The historic and geographic center of the Jewish community is still, in many ways, the place to be.

11/26/2018 By Lara Hale

Feature

Eggs: A Retrospective

What came first, Jewish history or the egg?

10/23/2018 By Emily K. Alhadeff Photography by Carlton Canary

The Food Issue

Haminados

10/23/2018 Edited by Emily K. Alhadeff

The Food Issue

Michael Solomonov

10/23/2018 Edited by Emily K. Alhadeff

The Food Issue

Yotam Ottolenghi

10/23/2018 Edited by Emily K. Alhadeff

The Food Issue

Kugel

10/23/2018 Edited by Emily K. Alhadeff

The Food Issue

Quajado

10/23/2018 Edited by Emily K. Alhadeff

The Food Issue

Eggs: A Retrospective

10/23/2018

Feature

Becoming American

As we enter the season of apples and honey, let’s think about how we became Americans — our struggles, our myths, our journeys, and our survival.

08/28/2018 Edited by Karin Vandraiss

Becoming American

Shari Schwartz

Out of Germany, into apartheid, on to Seattle

08/28/2018 Edited by Karin Vandraiss

Becoming American

Ami Popper

From Europe through Shanghai to Seattle

08/28/2018 Edited by Karin Vandraiss

Becoming American

Victoria Navi

An Iranian refugee resettles in Seattle

08/28/2018 Edited by Karin Vandraiss

Becoming American

Hazzan Ike Azose

From Turkey through France to America

08/28/2018 Edited by Karin Vandraiss

Becoming American

Name Withheld

Hiding in plain sight

08/28/2018 Edited by Karin Vandraiss

As American as Apple Pie

Apple Pie Three (Historical) Ways

The classic American dessert has an immigration story of its own.

08/28/2018 By Naomi Tomky

As American as Apple Pie

Celebrate with Cider

Cider is the perfect boozy option for celebrating the High Holidays on a less formal note.

08/28/2018 By Erin James