Seattle Jewish Federation Takes Issue With NRA Lobbyist's CommentAccording to an audio recording of the no-on-Initiative 594 event in Silverdale, lobbyist Brian Judy said it staggers him when he meets Jewish people who are anti-gun
Best Places to Shop for Hanukkah DinnerDon't let the stress of the holidays mean you can't sit and enjoy a festive Hanukkah meal with family and friends. Here are some great Seattle area shops who can help you with everything from latkes to dessert!
Guide to Hanukkah Events for the Whole Family"Hanukkah oh Hanukkah! Come light the menorah! Let's have a party... We'll all dance the horah...." so the Festival of Lights song goes. Seattle has wonderful community celebrations for you and your family. Here are some of our favorites!
Jewish Berlin Officer Faces Disciplinary Action For Wearing Yarmulke On DutyA Jewish police officer in Berlin could face possible disciplinary action for wearing a kippa during a demonstration.
Guide to Rosh Hashanah Services in Seattle 2012Rosh Hashanah marks the start of a new year in the Hebrew calendar. It’s beginning of High Holy Days and a celebratory time! Blow the shofar! Dip an apple in some honey for a sweet year ahead. And head to synagogue on September 16 and 17. Here’s where you can find services in the Puget Sound area.
Guide to Seattle Jewish Film Festival The 17th annual AJC Seattle Jewish Film Festival (SJFF), March 15 - 25, is a 10-day international cinematic exploration and celebration of Jewish life, global cultures, identity, history and filmmaking for everyone.
Guide to 2012 Passover Seders in Puget SoundIf you are looking for a place to celebrate this Passover, there are many places around the Sound hosting seders. You will want to make reservations as soon as possible, as seating is limited in many locations. Here are some local venues you might check out:
Best Challah in Seattle Challah is a shabbat favorite in Jewish homes, but many people enjoy the slightly sweet, braided egg bread with dinner or for breakfast as french toast or with jam. Here are some of our favorite local bakeries where you can find this delicious traditional bread.
Purim Celebration Events Around Puget SoundPurim is a festive celebration of the Jewish deliverance from the Persians as told in the Book of Esther. Kids and adults alike can dress up in costume, eat delicious foods and make charitable gifts to others. Here is where you can find a Purim celebration in Puget Sound.
Guide to Rosh Hashanah Services in Puget Sound Rosh Hashanah marks the start of a new year in the Hebrew calendar. It's beginning of High Holy Days and a celebratory time! Blow the shofar! Dip an apple in some honey for a sweet year ahead. And head to synagogue. Here's where you can find services in the Puget Sound area on September 28 and 29.