Two Local Arts Institutions Celebrate Milestones

In a world where the arts have to adapt to survive, longevity is no small feat.

04/09/2020 By Misha Berson


Once a Scrappy Experiment, the Seattle Jewish Film Festival Turns 25

What started as a small venture grew into a local cultural institution.

02/10/2020 By Misha Berson


This Winter's 'Fiddler' and 'New Colossus' Bring Traditional Immigration Stories to the Present

Both STG shows are influenced by current immigration angst.

12/16/2019 By Misha Berson

Fall Arts

Women on the Verge

Women are the focal point of a powerful 2019 fall arts season

09/23/2019 By Misha Berson, Makena Mezistrano, Emily K. Alhadeff, and Claire Butwinick


Indecent Captures the Drama of a Production Ahead of Its Time

Paula Vogel's interpretation of Sholem Asch's controversial play comes to Seattle.

09/23/2019 By Misha Berson


Anne Frank and Sophie Scholl Come to Seattle Stages

The two young women defied the Nazis in very different ways. Both have messages for today.

02/07/2019 By Misha Berson

Best of Jewish Neighborhoods

Capitol Hill: The Original

Capitol Hill is where it all started — from Temple De Hirsch in 1899 to the bustling Jewish life of the nearby Central District through the 1950s.

12/01/2016 By Naomi Tomky

Sound Off

Three Opinions

How can the Jewish community better address racial justice?

12/01/2016 By Erika Davis and Kimberly Marlowe Hartnett

All Together Now

Family Portraits

Washington’s Jewish families: What are their stories, and what do they love about Judaism? Let us introduce you to some of your neighbors.

10/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff

The Set Table

Jonny’s Pale Ale Braised Brisket

"Whenever I make a classic Jewish meal, I feel I am honoring my family’s heritage by keeping alive the traditions and values I grew up learning."

08/01/2015 By Olivia Brent

The Set Table

High Holiday Throwdown Recipes

Three local chefs dish about their holiday showstoppers.

08/01/2015 By Leah Jaffee, Rachel Almeleh, and Jonny Silverberg