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

History of Jewish Washington

Amalgamation: An Opera

For over a century, Seattle’s two Sephardic congregations have tried, and failed, to join forces.

04/14/2020

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

Mishpacha

Write a Forever Letter as Part of Your Legacy Planning

Wills aren't just for divvying up the physical items.

08/11/2019 By Michael Stusser

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

Love

Finding Love Again After a Marriage Falls Apart

She had been with her husband since she was a teenager. She couldn't imagine flirting with another man now.

02/07/2019 By Renata Lubinsky

Labriut

Disordered Eating Makes the Holidays a Challenge

When fasting — and feasting — isn't spiritual.

08/28/2018 By Haley Shapley

Sound Off

Can Holocaust Education Help the Seattle Police Department?

The Law Enforcement and Society program is part of the SPD's ongoing reforms.

08/10/2017 By Emily K. Alhadeff Illustrations by Levi Hastings

Test Your JQ

Sorry Not Sorry

Is empathy bad for our relationships?

04/05/2017 By Rivy Poupko Kletenik

Festival of Delights

The Great Doughnut Schlep

How did sufganiyot take off in Israel, while the latke commands the American Hanukkah market?

12/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Test Your J.Q.

Ashamnu

As heirs to American history, we share responsibility for its wrongs.

10/01/2016 By Rivy Poupko Kletenik

JPop

Real Difference

Deborah Rosen’s roots go back to the founding of the film festival.

02/01/2016 By Diana Brement

Travel

Get Off the Tour Bus!

Get creative with your next visit to Israel.

02/01/2016 By Judy Lash Balint

Test Your J.Q.

Hanukkah Heroes

Share your Hanukkah with history’s Jewish victors.

12/01/2015 By Rivy Poupko Kletenik

The Set Table

Rabbis Behind the Wines

For which historic personalities are these kosher wines named?

10/01/2015

Choose Your Own

Shul Shopping

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

08/01/2015