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

Health

9 Ways Israel is Changing Health

Leave it to the “startup nation” to be a leader in health tech.

08/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Jewish Connections

Coming to America

The Israeli Shinshinim reflect on their experiences in Seattle

02/01/2016 By Rachel Román

Israeli Lives

It's a Cultural Thing

Thousands of Israelis live on the Eastside. Who are they?

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

Travel

Take a Trip!

Jewish, new-ish, and generally fabulous places to add to your next itinerary

02/01/2016 By David Volk, David Laskin, Naomi Tomky, Judy Lash Balint, and Emily K. Alhadeff