You Do What?

Zack Schuster Goes with the Flow

The Mountlake Terrace High junior got into flowboarding — surfing on a wave simulator — at Jewish summer camp. Now he’s number two in the country.

04/09/2020 By Emily Boynton

You Do What?

Rachel Brooks Creates Jewelry with Love

The young jeweler talks about starting her own company and "engaging" with clientele.

02/10/2020 By Emily Boynton


Everyone Has Their Obstacles

Michael Schiller won a bronze in the 2017 Maccabiah Games for wheelchair basketball. Today, he creates accessible ways for everybody to play sports.

12/16/2019 By Emily Boynton

You Do What?

Andrew Perlmutter Works Hard, Plays Hard

The President of Everett-based Funko, Inc., talks toys.

12/16/2019 By Emily Boynton


One Thing Is, Never Give Up Hope

Henry Friedman, a founder of the Holocaust Center for Humanity, reflects on the lessons of the Holocaust.

09/23/2019 By Emily Boynton


Dina Levitan Speaks Truth to Tech


09/23/2019 By Emily Boynton


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

Summer Fiction

How Yiddish Writers Influenced Arthurian Legend

UW Professor Annegret Oehme decolonizes literature.

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


I really connect through baking — it helps me get more involved.

Beloria Levy, the 15-year-old founder of Batter Splatter, turned her passion for decorating cakes into a booming business.

06/16/2019 By Emily Boynton

Sound Off

Teri Citterman Coaches Executives to Lead Fearlessly

And it involves getting a little uncomfortable.

06/16/2019 By Emily Boynton


The Most Important Thing Is to Make Time for Yourself and Your Kids

Q & A with Jason Mesnick, the season 13 Bachelor who broke off his engagement to marry the runner-up, Molly.

04/15/2019 By Emily Boynton


Books Help Us Recognize That We’re Not Alone

Q&A with Adam Gish, the Garfield English teacher who recently received press for taking 100 students to the bookstore.

02/07/2019 By Emily Boynton

Best of Jewish Neighborhoods

Bellevue: The Kibbutz

Beyond the immediate advantages of this lakeside suburb, members of Bellevue’s diverse, polyglot population may just greet you with “boker tov."

12/01/2016 By Naomi Tomky

Sound Off

Three Opinions

How can the Jewish community better address racial justice?

12/01/2016 By Erika Davis and Kimberly Marlowe Hartnett

All Together Now

Family Portraits

Washington’s Jewish families: What are their stories, and what do they love about Judaism? Let us introduce you to some of your neighbors.

10/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff

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


Gad Is Great

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

08/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff


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