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

History

Sephardic Settlement

04/01/2016 By Stuart Eskenazi

History

Golden Dreams

04/01/2016 By Stuart Eskenazi

History

10 Ways Seattle Became a Jewish City

Those who dare dismiss Seattle as a not-very-Jewish city fail to consider its history.

04/01/2016 By Stuart Eskenazi, Dan Aznoff, Megan Hill, Pam Mandel, and Emily K. Alhadeff

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 Journey

Threads of Memory

Unraveling the details of my great-grandmother’s life, while keeping the story intact.

02/01/2016 By Anca L. Szilágyi

JPop

Before Her Eyes

When Aviva Kempner realized she wasn’t going to change the world through law, she set out to change it through film.

02/01/2016 By Joan Leegant

The Set Table

A Taste of Nostalgia

As women’s lives change, what’s in store for the Ladies Auxiliary?

02/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Travel

Get Off the Tour Bus!

Get creative with your next visit to Israel.

02/01/2016 By Judy Lash Balint

Jewish Journey

History Reclaimed

What happens when you find out, at 28, that you’re Jewish.

12/01/2015 Photography by Denise Grollmus

The Set Table

Killer Cheese

Move over, Maccabees, and make way for Judith, the heroine who saved the Jewish people through cheese.

12/01/2015 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Test Your J.Q.

Hanukkah Heroes

Share your Hanukkah with history’s Jewish victors.

12/01/2015 By Rivy Poupko Kletenik

Roots

Dashed Dreams

A young Jewish man’s role in the Everett Massacre.

12/01/2015 By Stuart Eskenazi

Sound Off

Opinions on Immigration

How should the Jewish community respond to the refugee and migrant crisis?

12/01/2015 By Etan Basseri and Robert Jacobs

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

Rabbis Behind the Wines

For which historic personalities are these kosher wines named?

10/01/2015

Passing It On

The Anatomy of a Teaching Trunk

The Holocaust Center sends teaching trunks around the state with books, replicas, maps, and DVDs curated for grades 5–12. Here’s a peek inside, with some staff picks highlighted.

10/01/2015

Passing it On

A Space and a Name

Decades in the making, Seattle’s Holocaust center for humanity opens its doors.

10/01/2015 By Tori Gottlieb

Test Your J.Q.

Opening Chapters

Not all who are forgotten are lost.

10/01/2015 By Rivy Poupko Kletenik