Jewish Connections

Funding the Future

LIFE & LEGACY ensures security for future generations of Jews.

06/01/2016 By Rachel Román and Jim DiPeso

Summer Fun

The Perfect Tamale

How a rabbi’s daughter became the queen of tamales.

06/01/2016 By Josh Furman

Labriut

Laughing Matters

Can a little laughter a day keep the doctor away?

06/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Jews of Seattle

Rabbi Shmuel Brody

What does being Jewish mean to you?

06/01/2016 By Josh Furman

Family Ties

Editor's Note

Genealogy — as David Laskin explores in this issue — for all its perks and pitfalls, helps us figure out the essential questions: who are we?

06/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Health

For the Love of Isaac

A family takes action against a catastrophic disease.

04/01/2016 Photography by Sophie-Shifra Gold

Leaders of the Future

Leading the Future

The Advanced Leadership Development Program primes the next generation of Jewish community trailblazers.

04/01/2016 Photography by Rachel Román

Jewish Connections

Under the Radar

How Seattle covertly helped save Ethiopian Jews

04/01/2016 By Rachel Román

Article

Editor's Note

This is a very Jewish city, built on the dreams of early pioneers, Eastern European immigrants, and Greek and Turkish families seeking a new seaside home.

04/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Jewish Connections

PAVE-ing the Way

“DIY Judaism” attracts Jews in their 30s and 40s looking for community on their own terms.

02/01/2016 By Rachel Román

Jewish Connections

Coming to America

The Israeli Shinshinim reflect on their experiences in Seattle

02/01/2016 By Rachel Román

Jewish Connections

Pushed to the Limits

The high cost of housing is pushing Jews out into underserved areas.

02/01/2016 By Rachel Román

Jewish Connections

One Happy Community

Opening the door to life-transforming Jewish summer camp experiences

12/01/2015 By Rachel Román

Jewish Connections

Giving Voice to the Voiceless

Advocating for Jewish Puget Sound at all levels of government

12/01/2015 Photography by Rachel Román

JPop

Jewish American Literature Is Not Dead (or Dying)

A new generation of stories springs up around recent immigrants and changing identities.

12/01/2015 By Joan Leegant

Test Your J.Q.

Hanukkah Heroes

Share your Hanukkah with history’s Jewish victors.

12/01/2015 By Rivy Poupko Kletenik

"Jewish Christmas"

Editor's Note

No shortage of challenges lies in the road ahead as we bring up children in this pine-scented Northwest wonderland.

12/01/2015 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Jewish Journey

From Bombay to Bellingham

Between Bene Israel and Beth Israel, one man’s soul will always be Jewish.

10/01/2015 By Gabriel Mayers

The Set Table

Wine on High

Inside Washington’s only kosher winery

10/01/2015 By Emily K. Alhadeff