Geeking Out

Word to Your Mother

Ruth Kikin-Gil’s job is to make Microsoft Word easy for everyone.

10/01/2016 By Erez Benari

Sound Off

Our Promised Land

Is the American Jewish community fracturing over politics?

10/01/2016 Photography by Emily K. Alhadeff

Living Here

Editor's Note

The one thing we Jews can agree on is that America has been good to us.

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

JPop

Gad Is Great

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

08/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff

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

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

Quantify Yourself

Analyzing our insides to provide better treatment options.

08/01/2016 By Corinne Stroum

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

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

Education

Good Out of Evil

Should the Holocaust be a teaching tool for perpetuating Jewish identity?

06/01/2016 By Rivy Poupko Kletenik

Life

From Partisans to Pastrami

Business man Benny Cukier talks about deli and the art of determination.

06/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Labriut

Laughing Matters

Can a little laughter a day keep the doctor away?

06/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Jews of Seattle

Rabbi Shmuel Brody

What does being Jewish mean to you?

06/01/2016 By Josh Furman

Family Ties

Editor's Note

Genealogy — as David Laskin explores in this issue — for all its perks and pitfalls, helps us figure out the essential questions: who are we?

06/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff

JPop

Monsoon Season

“Seattle’s premier Jewish narcoleptic drag queen” on discovering Jewish heritage and living between genders

04/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff

The Set Table

The Food Obsession

Joan Nathan dishes about her favorite Jewish food customs, and why we need to pass them on.

04/01/2016 By Naomi Tomky

History

Progress and Politics

Spurred to action, local Jews are leaders in social change.

04/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff

History

Friendly Visitors and Benevolent Ladies

Behind every great Jewish institution is a Jewish woman.

04/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff