“The Sound of Jewish Music Is Always in My Ear.”

Seattle Symphony concertmaster Noah Geller brings a lifetime of musical appreciation to his job.

04/09/2020 By Haley Shapley


"It Was Probably the Bravest Thing I've Ever Done."

Pediatrician Kim Schrier decided to run for Washington's 8th district — and won.

02/10/2020 By Haley Shapley


Everyone Has Their Obstacles

Michael Schiller won a bronze in the 2017 Maccabiah Games for wheelchair basketball. Today, he creates accessible ways for everybody to play sports.

12/16/2019 By Emily Boynton


One Thing Is, Never Give Up Hope

Henry Friedman, a founder of the Holocaust Center for Humanity, reflects on the lessons of the Holocaust.

09/23/2019 By Emily Boynton


Brianna Caplan Sayres Is Sending Jewish Children's Lit to Space

The author and new publisher wants to raise the quality of Jewish kids' books.

08/11/2019 By Emily Boynton


I really connect through baking — it helps me get more involved.

Beloria Levy, the 15-year-old founder of Batter Splatter, turned her passion for decorating cakes into a booming business.

06/16/2019 By Emily Boynton


The Most Important Thing Is to Make Time for Yourself and Your Kids

Q & A with Jason Mesnick, the season 13 Bachelor who broke off his engagement to marry the runner-up, Molly.

04/15/2019 By Emily Boynton


Books Help Us Recognize That We’re Not Alone

Q&A with Adam Gish, the Garfield English teacher who recently received press for taking 100 students to the bookstore.

02/07/2019 By Emily Boynton



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


Five Jewish Grandmothers Offer Wisdom for Couples Starting Out

Advice for all ages

02/07/2019 Photography by Lucien Knuteson Edited by Emily K. Alhadeff

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 Entrepreneur

The Doctor Is In... Your Pocket

Robbie Cape brings health care to the people.

06/25/2018 By Haley Shapley

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

The Set Table

Bread and Friendship

Challah Friends started as tzedakah, but it's become much more than that.

03/21/2018 By Rachel Román

We've Got Issues

Maternal Instincts

Karen Hartman's play puts two different types of women opposite each other to hash out motherhood, sexuality, and Judaism.

03/21/2018 By Tova Gannana


Jewish Values Inspire Cliff Mass to Work for Good — and Stir Up a Little Controversy

The iconic weatherman is drawn to projects that make the world a better place.

02/14/2018 By Sydney Parker


He Spent 13 Years Advocating for Asylum Seekers in Israel. Now He's Seeking Refugee Status in America.

Is the Jewish state handling the African migrant crisis properly?

12/05/2017 By Emily K. Alhadeff


Three Local Women Filmmakers You Need to Know

In a man’s world of film, women are increasingly drawn to documentary filmmaking to tell critical stories.

02/09/2017 By Pamela Lavitt

The Set Table

The Sweetest Things

Support your local trees and bees on Rosh Hashanah.

10/01/2016 By Naomi Tomky