The Set Table

Prepare for Passover without Losing Your Mind

Personal organizer Elise Hay offers tips for low-stress holiday planning.

05/07/2020 By Karin Vandraiss

Sound Off

Meet the Jewish Candidates Vying for a Seat on the Seattle City Council (Part One)

They're all jockeying toward the primaries in a crowded race.

07/16/2019 By Karin Vandraiss

Feature

Becoming American

As we enter the season of apples and honey, let’s think about how we became Americans — our struggles, our myths, our journeys, and our survival.

08/28/2018 Edited by Karin Vandraiss

Feature

Becoming American

08/28/2018 Edited by Karin Vandraiss

Becoming American

Shari Schwartz

Out of Germany, into apartheid, on to Seattle

08/28/2018 Edited by Karin Vandraiss

Becoming American

Ami Popper

From Europe through Shanghai to Seattle

08/28/2018 Edited by Karin Vandraiss

Becoming American

Balika Haakanson

From Lithuania to Alaska

08/28/2018 Edited by Karin Vandraiss

Becoming American

Victoria Navi

An Iranian refugee resettles in Seattle

08/28/2018 Edited by Karin Vandraiss

Becoming American

Hazzan Ike Azose

From Turkey through France to America

08/28/2018 Edited by Karin Vandraiss

Becoming American

Name Withheld

Hiding in plain sight

08/28/2018 Edited by Karin Vandraiss

The Equalizer

Tana Senn Wants You to Pay Attention

The Washington state representative has "a thing for fairness."

06/25/2018 By Karin Vandraiss

The Practitioner

Cheryl Berenson is a Public Health Warrior

The public health and gun-violence prevention advocate laughs in the face of burnout.

06/25/2018 By Karin Vandraiss

Changemakers

Jewish Visionaries Shaping Seattle

Local people and ideas changing the face of Seattle's social and intellectual landscape, from public health and policy reform to avocado toast in space.

06/25/2018 With Bridget Fox and Sharon * By Rachel Román, Haley Shapley, and Karin Vandraiss Edited by Emily K. Alhadeff

Domestic Goddess

At Nigella Lawson's Table

Britain's celebrity chef shares her thoughts about her latest cookbook, finding out about her Jewish ancestry, and of course, some recipes.

03/21/2018 By Karin Vandraiss Photography by Jonathan Lovekin

Politics

Opinions on Dissent

Should we legislate against the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement?

08/01/2016 By Hilary Bernstein and Hamutal Davis

Family

Origin Stories

How to pull together the loose threads of family history.

06/01/2016 By David Laskin

Summer Fun

The Perfect Cookie

Hello Robin’s cookies are the ultimate summer treat.

06/01/2016 By Pam Mandel

Summer Fun

The Perfect Pie

Seeking comfort during the recession, Dani Cone turned to pie.

06/01/2016 By Naomi Tomky

Summer Fun

The Perfect Tamale

How a rabbi’s daughter became the queen of tamales.

06/01/2016 By Josh Furman

Summer Fun

The Perfect Pickle

The Stopsky’s pickle professional on the fermented life.

06/01/2016 By Naomi Tomky