Best Jewish Neighborhoods

What We Love About Where We Live

The best places to live Jewishly in Greater Seattle

11/27/2018 Edited by Emily K. Alhadeff By Lara Hale, Boris Kurbanov, Alexis Kort, Rachel Román, and Naomi Tomky Illustrations by Amrita Marino

The Set Table

Arianna Garella Believes Food Can't Be Separated from Culture

The regular Jewish-cuisine instructor at The Pantry creates understanding through challah and matzo ball soup.

11/26/2018 By Rachel Román


Best Jewish Neighborhoods 2018

What we love about where we live

11/26/2018 Edited by Emily K. Alhadeff By Lara Hale, Alexis Kort, Rachel Román, Naomi Tomky, and Boris Kurbanov Illustrations by Amrita Marino

Best of Jewish Neighborhoods

Jewish Day Schools Face New Challenges. Do They Have What It Takes?

Day schools have had to position themselves as values-driven institutions with academics on par with private schools.

11/26/2018 By Rachel Román and Emily K. Alhadeff


Karen Treiger's Family History Finds Holy Moments

The local author devoted years to researching and writing her in-laws' Holocaust survival story.

10/23/2018 By Rachel Román

Sound Off

Sacred Communities, Safe Spaces

Pacific Northwest Jewish camps are raising awareness around sexual misconduct and inclusion.

06/25/2018 By Rachel Román

The Space Man

Avocado Toast in Space?

A Seattle teen sends brunch heavenwards in the name of science.

06/25/2018 By Rachel Román


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

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

The Set Table

Alon Shaya Marries Creole and Israeli Cuisine

The New Orleans chef introduces his new cookbook to Seattle.

03/21/2018 By Rachel Román

Editor's Note

Journeys Near and Far

How we put together our second annual travel issue

02/09/2017 By Emily K. Alhadeff

News & Nosh

Editor's Note

As the darkest hours of winter set in, there will at least be one thing we can all agree on. That thing is doughnuts.

12/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff


Service and Jewish Life

Photos of our community in action.



Cover Girls

Mimu Maxi’s flowy frocks cover all the bases.

10/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff


Remembering Rhodes

Regina Amira reflects on the island of her birth.

10/01/2016 By Cynthia Flash Hemphill

Living Here

Editor's Note

The one thing we Jews can agree on is that America has been good to us.

10/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff


Quiet Riot

Is an “unconscious” anti-Semitism seeping onto campuses?

08/01/2016 By Rachel Román

Be the Change

Editor's Note

Scientists and doctors are making strides every day to push back against our most devastating diseases, and a disproportionate amount of innovation is coming out of Israel.

08/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Jewish Connections

Breaking Down the Barriers

Neighborhood Connections makes Jewish life accessible to everyone.

06/01/2016 By Rachel Román and Jim DiPeso