Feature

A Graphic History of Jewish Washington

The early pioneers, settlements, and scandals that shaped local Jewish life

04/14/2020 By Emily K. Alhadeff and Meryl Alcabes Illustrations by Levi Hastings

Feature

The Early History of Jewish Washington

A brief history of the first Jewish settlers and the community they formed.

04/14/2020 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Feature

5 Things You Didn’t Know about Seattle’s Jewish History

These lesser-known characters, institutions, and vignettes deserve their place in the history books.

04/14/2020 By Meryl Alcabes and Emily K. Alhadeff

History of Jewish Washington

Jewish Seattle's Scandals and Mysteries

The seedier side of the story — from shanghaied sailors to missing mayors.

04/14/2020 By Emily K. Alhadeff

History of Jewish Washington

Pioneers of Change

These three enterprising women laid the foundation for good works still being done today.

04/14/2020 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Feature

A Rose by Any Other Name

In a new play, Art Feinglass takes on a star-crossed romance pulled from Seattle’s archives.

04/14/2020 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Fall Arts

Women on the Verge

Women are the focal point of a powerful 2019 fall arts season

09/23/2019 By Misha Berson, Makena Mezistrano, Emily K. Alhadeff, and Claire Butwinick

Jpop

Sandra Bernhard Reflects on the History of Funny

Turns out, comedy is something you're born with.

09/23/2019 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Feature

Why Doesn't Seattle Have More Kosher Restaurants?

The city has always had a problem keeping kosher businesses open. Increased regulations don't help.

09/23/2019 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Sonic Youth

Fay Koyfman

06/13/2019 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Sonic Youth

It's Not a Teenage Wasteland

How local teens are dealing with the world they are inheriting — and how they’re going to change it.

06/12/2019 By Claire Butwinick, Makena Mezistrano, and Emily K. Alhadeff Photography by Carlton Canary

Sonic Youth

It's Not Another Teenage Wasteland

How local teens are dealing with the world they are inheriting — and how they’re going to change it.

06/12/2019 By Makena Mezistrano, Claire Butwinick, and Emily K. Alhadeff

Feature

Family Business Owners Look to the Future — Without Forgetting the Past

How Jewish families have impacted Greater Seattle's business community

04/15/2019 By Naomi Tomky, Claire Butwinick, Emily K. Alhadeff, and Bryan Cohen

Feature

Family Business Owners Look to the Future — Without Forgetting the Past

Jewish families have impacted Greater Seattle's business scene.

04/15/2019 By Emily K. Alhadeff, Claire Butwinick, Bryan Cohen, and Naomi Tomky

Past/Present/Future

Three Women Take Their Family Businesses into the Future

Like Grandfather, Like Granddaughter

04/15/2019 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Past/Present/Future

Schwartz Brothers Pays It Forward

The restaurant/bakery success story is built on Jewish community ties.

04/15/2019 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Article

Telephone Poles, Wire, and a Box of Matzos

What's an eruv, and what happens when it "goes down"?

02/07/2019 By Emily K. Alhadeff

The Set Table

What are Hamantaschen, Anyway?

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

02/07/2019 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Love

Love

How to find it, how to keep it, how to get over it

02/07/2019 By Corinne Stroum, Renata Lubinsky, and Lisa Jaffe Edited by Emily K. Alhadeff Photography by Lucien Knuteson Illustrations by Natalie Andrewson and Levi Hastings