We've Got Issues

Israel Story Splices a Country Together

The podcast host Mishy Harman seizes on stories from everyday people.

03/21/2018 Edited by Emily K. Alhadeff

Jewish Connections

#NWIsraelFest Hopes to Unite and Inspire

Celebrate Israel's 70th birthday with a weeklong party.

03/21/2018 By Jim DiPeso

Travel

36 Hours in Seattle and Tel Aviv

How does a weekend in each place compare?

02/14/2018 By Alexis Kort and Keren Brown Illustrations by Rami Neimi Photography by Itai Fortis

Travel

Working the Land — and Finding a Home

How a connection to the physical land of Israel led to a life in the Holy Land.

02/14/2018 By Shaul Judelman

Jpop

In Israel, the Streets Are Paved with Poetry

Israel's cities are like literary DNA maps.

02/14/2018 By Tova Gannana

Jpop

SJFF Highlights

Can't-miss flicks at the 2018 Seattle Jewish Film Festival

02/14/2018

The Set Table

The Rose City Ups Its Food Game Against Rain City

For some good Jewish food, head south of the Washington border.

02/14/2018 By Naomi Tomky

Jewish Connections

Seattle's Shinshiniot Strengthen Bonds with Israel

Tal and Lidar create lasting connections.

02/14/2018 By Jim DiPeso

Jewish Connections

More Free Trips to Israel for Young Adults

Matches quadruple value of Birthright gifts.

02/14/2018 By Jim DiPeso

Jewish Connections

Travel to Israel with the Federation

Israel is the Start-Up Nation, a land that lives and breathes innovation.

12/05/2017 By Jim DiPeso

Profile

He Spent 13 Years Advocating for Asylum Seekers in Israel. Now He's Seeking Refugee Status in America.

Is the Jewish state handling the African migrant crisis properly?

12/05/2017 By Emily K. Alhadeff

The Food Issue

An Ancient Empire Gets New Life — on a Food Truck

A brother-sister pair in Olympia serve the food of the gods.

12/05/2017 By Pam Mandel Photography by Carlton Canary

The Food Issue

Aviv Hummus Bar is About the Closest You're Going to Get to Israel in Seattle

David Nussabaum set out to create "that shuk feeling."

12/05/2017 Photography by Carlton Canary By Rebekah Denn

The Set Table

Meet Three Chefs Changing Israel's Food Scene

Try these crazy recipes coming out of the innovation nation.

06/06/2017 By Keren Brown Photography by Joshua Huston

Three Opinions

Are Zionism and Social Justice Compatible?

When Israel is lumped together with racism and fascism, Israel-supporters can find themselves at odds with the progressive causes they champion.

06/06/2017 By Talya Gillman and Udi Asaraf

Jewish Connections

Shinshinim Bring Israel to Seattle

This year's contingent of four Israeli teen representatives share their thoughts about living and working in the Puget Sound region.

06/06/2017 By Jim DiPeso

Photo Essay

Photo Essay: Freedom Fighters

Four Seattleites who fought for Israel’s independence.

04/05/2017 By David Shayne

Jewish Connections

Fostering Jewish Identity in Our Teens

Trips to Israel help teens connect to their history and each other.

04/05/2017 By Jim DiPeso

Jewish Journey

The Moment Everything Changed

How the death of a leader changed the course of my life.

12/01/2016 By Rabbi Olivier BenHaim

Geeking Out

Trip Without Tripping

Gilad Berenstein unravels travel.

11/07/2016 By Erez Benari