The Set Table

Rabbis Behind the Wines

For which historic personalities are these kosher wines named?


Passing It On

Welcome to Town!

Say hi to our community’s newly arrived educators and engagement professionals.

10/01/2015 By Diana Brement


Shelf Life

Needs subtitle

10/01/2015 By Joan Leegant

Test Your J.Q.

Opening Chapters

Not all who are forgotten are lost.

10/01/2015 By Rivy Poupko Kletenik


A Tale of Two Cities

Six generations later, descendants of a Belarusian shtetl continue to gather in Seattle.

10/01/2015 By Dan Aznoff

Sound Off

Shabbat Dinner Guests

Recent newsmakers, guests, and locals who’d make for interesting Shabbat dinner company


Sound Off

Not So Fishy


Yom Kippur

Editor's Note

Tizku l’shanim rabot. May we all be blessed with many years — lived to the fullest of our potential.

10/01/2015 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Perfect Party

Shabbat Dinner Guests

Recent newsmakers, guests, and locals who’d make for interesting Shabbat dinner company


The Set Table

Leah’s Apple Crown Cake

"As a convert, Jewish food has been how I have come to be a part of many families and the community."

08/01/2015 By Olivia Brent

The Set Table

Jonny’s Pale Ale Braised Brisket

"Whenever I make a classic Jewish meal, I feel I am honoring my family’s heritage by keeping alive the traditions and values I grew up learning."

08/01/2015 By Olivia Brent

In Case You Missed It

Bacon Seaweed

08/01/2015 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Jewish Journey

Roots Underground

An Iraqi family history comes full circle.

08/01/2015 By Revital Shiri-Horowitz


Peak Experiences

Where in the world is Gordon Janow?

08/01/2015 By Diana Brement

The Set Table

High Holiday Throwdown Recipes

Three local chefs dish about their holiday showstoppers.

08/01/2015 By Leah Jaffee, Rachel Almeleh, and Jonny Silverberg


The Shadow People

Homelessness is all around us —if we choose to see it. Sukkot is a good opportunity to open our eyes.

08/01/2015 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Choose Your Own

Shul Shopping

Greater Seattle has no shortage of offerings. For options outside the area, contact the Federation at 206-443-5400.



Choose Your Own Judaism

Seattle is famously innovative — except, some say, when it comes to Jewish life. Some Seattleites are taking matters of faith into their own hands.

08/01/2015 By David Laskin


High Holiday Must-Haves

Spice up your Rosh Hashanah dinners, break-the-fast table, and Sukkot celebrations with these fun new items.