Bronka Sundstrom Still Finds Solace on the Trail

The local Holocaust survivor is the oldest woman to have summited Mount Rainier.

02/10/2020 By Gregory Gutterman Scruggs

Sound Off

How Seattle-Area Synagogues Are Fighting Climate Change

Environmentalism is moving to the top of the agenda both from the pulpit and in practice.

12/16/2019 By Gregory Gutterman Scruggs

Sound Off

Meet the Jews Advocating for Immigrant Justice in Seattle

“For so many of us, our DNA experienced this horror just a few generations back.”

09/23/2019 By Gregory Gutterman Scruggs


Meditate Through Baking

Baking challah provides an unusual form of Jewish meditation.

06/17/2019 By Gregory Gutterman Scruggs


Knead to Breathe

Just let it rise.

06/12/2019 By Gregory Gutterman Scruggs

Jewish Journey

What's in a Name?

A lot, actually, when you want to embrace your Jewish identity.

03/21/2018 By Gregory Gutterman Scruggs

Best of Jewish Neighborhoods

Ballard: The Startup

Though historically considered a Scandinavian neighborhood, as more and more Jewish families move in, Ballard has become an under-the-radar hub of Jewish life in Seattle.

12/01/2016 By Naomi Tomky


Between Friends

A Sarajevo Haggadah comes to a Seattle synagogue from its Muslim friends.

08/01/2016 By Deborah Gardner


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