Bar and Bat Mitzvah Survival Guide

How to make your celebration unique without losing your mind.

02/10/2020 By Alayna Strabley, Emily Alhadeff, Charlie Lahud-Zahner, Claire Butwinick, and Isabelle Boutiette Illustrations by Leon Elder

Bar and Bat Mitzvah Survival Guide

Bonanza on a Budget

Go big...and go home with your bank account still intact.

02/10/2020 By Alayna Strabley and Emily Alhadeff

Sound Off

When It Comes to Support Against Anti-Semitism, What, Exactly, Do We Want?

Reeling from a surge of attacks, the community puts forth an ambitious call for ally-ship.

02/10/2020 By Lara Hale and Emily Alhadeff

Best Of

Best of Jewish Washington 2019

Your favorite places to live, pray, shop, eat, drink, and play.

12/16/2019 Edited by Emily Alhadeff Illustrations by Srdja Dragovic


When Kids Ask Hard Questions, Don't Be Afraid to Lean in

The director of the UW Center for Philosophy for Children encourages families to embrace kids' deep questions, uncomfortable as it may be.

12/16/2019 By Emily Alhadeff

Best of Jewish Neighborhoods

Ravenna/Wedgwood: The Small Town

How could we not note this swath of northeast Seattle for its vibrant Jewish community, dating back to the 1950s?

12/01/2016 By Naomi Tomky