Travel

Discovering You're Jewish — and Taking on All that Comes with It

A DNA test confirmed what she knew all along. Then she needed to understand what it meant.

02/14/2018 By Katie Lee Ellison

Roots

Fleeing Nazi-Occupied Europe Via Siberia and Japan — for Seattle

The incredible tale of an unlikely escape route, and the families that are here because of it.

02/09/2017 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Jewish Connections

In Memory of Jerry Anches

Remembering a man who gave so much to our community.

02/09/2017 By Jim DiPeso

Jewish Journey

Why Moroccan Jews Must Visit Morocco

We are nothing if we don’t know where we’re from.

02/09/2017 By Isobel Manon Press

Festival of Delights

The Great Doughnut Schlep

How did sufganiyot take off in Israel, while the latke commands the American Hanukkah market?

12/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff

History

Land of Opportunity

Here's to history in the making.

11/15/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Geeking Out

Trip Without Tripping

Gilad Berenstein unravels travel.

11/07/2016 By Erez Benari

Style

Schmatte Chic

How American Jews redesigned fashion

10/01/2016 By Debra Rich Gettleman

Roots

Remembering Rhodes

Regina Amira reflects on the island of her birth.

10/01/2016 By Cynthia Flash Hemphill

Jewish Journey

Avenging the Nazis

Esther Wisnia and Sam Goldberg considered their children the best revenge on the Nazis.

08/01/2016 By Karen Treiger

Heroes

The Legend of Sam Israel

How did an eccentric immigrant shoemaker become the benefactor of Jewish education in Seattle?

08/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff

History

We Interrupt this Broadcast

Phil Scheier reflects on bombing Nazis, saving newspapers, and making it past the century mark

08/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Jewish Journey

Rhodes to Seattle

A writer experiences her family’s survival through found letters.

06/01/2016 By Cynthia Flash Hemphill

History

Dawg Days

04/01/2016 By Stuart Eskenazi

History

The Great Diaspora

04/01/2016 By Stuart Eskenazi

History

Progress and Politics

Spurred to action, local Jews are leaders in social change.

04/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff

History

Great Jews in (Seattle) Sports

What's the shortest book in the world? "Great Jews in Sports", so the joke goes. But you can thank Seattle's Jewish sports enthusiasts in part for the existence of the Seahawks, Mariners, Sounders, and, well, the Sonics (ouch).

04/01/2016 By Dan Aznoff

History

Song of Seattle

Move over, Macklemore. We’ve got the “Dreidel Song."

04/01/2016 By Pam Mandel

History

Friendly Visitors and Benevolent Ladies

Behind every great Jewish institution is a Jewish woman.

04/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff

History

Boyos and Bagels

Seattle’s thriving food scene owes much to its Jewish predecessors, from Pike Place Market stalls to present-day food trucks.

04/01/2016 Photography by Megan Hill