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

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

Teva

Festival Inspires Jewish Seattle to Take Urgent Climate Action

Seattle’s inaugural Jewish climate festival aimed to position the city and community as a leader in environmental justice.

04/09/2020 By Meryl Alcabes

Slideshow

Service and Jewish Life June-July 2017

Photos of our community in action

02/10/2020 Photography by Meryl Alcabes

The Set Table

Joel Gamoran Wants You to Stop Wasting Food

The local boy turned celebrity chef is leading the "scrappy" movement.

11/12/2019 By Meryl Alcabes

Jews of Seattle

Laurie Goff

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09/23/2019 With Meryl Alcabes

Jews of Seattle

Elchanan Mollot

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08/11/2019 By Meryl Alcabes

Jews of Seattle

Abby Brockman

What does being Jewish mean to you?

06/16/2019 By Meryl Alcabes

Jews of Seattle

Franz Wassermann

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04/15/2019 By Meryl Alcabes

Jews of Seattle

Susan Lebow

What does being Jewish mean to you?

02/07/2019 With Meryl Alcabes

Jews of Seattle

Captain Larry Kezner

What does being Jewish mean to you?

11/26/2018 With Meryl Alcabes

Jews of Seattle

Linda and Michael Warren

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10/23/2018 Photography by Meryl Alcabes

Jews of Seattle

Hannah Kitzrow

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08/28/2018 Photography by Meryl Alcabes

Jews of Seattle

Cantor David Serkin-Poole

What does being Jewish mean to you?

06/25/2018 By Meryl Alcabes

Jews of Seattle

Connie Kanter

What does being Jewish mean to you?

03/21/2018 By Meryl Alcabes

Jews of Seattle

Ned Porges

What does being Jewish mean to you?

02/14/2018 By Meryl Alcabes

Jews of Seattle

Ethan Blustein

What does being Jewish mean to you?

12/05/2017 By Meryl Alcabes

Jews of Seattle

Amy Mook

What does being Jewish mean to you?

09/12/2017 By Meryl Alcabes

Life Cycles

Mohel Rabbi Maimon Still Stands on the Cutting Edge of Tradition

Now 98 (or 99?) Rabbi Solomon Maimon performed circumcisions for half a century.

08/10/2017 By Meryl Alcabes

Jews of Seattle

Cheryl Wilson Hanson

What does being Jewish mean to you?

08/10/2017 By Meryl Alcabes