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Annual Meeting Honors Community Leaders

Posted on Friday Jun 22, 2012 3:08 PM
2012 honorees include Kim Fisher, Corey Salka, Robin Boehler and Marcie Wirth
2012 honorees include Kim Fisher, Corey Salka, Robin Boehler and Marcie Wirth

More than 150 members of the Jewish community joined leaders and staff of the Jewish Federation at its Annual Meeting on Thursday evening, June 21, to celebrate the accomplishments of the past year and honor those who have helped to make it a success.

As it does each year, the Federation recognized outgoing committee and Board members as well as others who are helping to make our community stronger. In a series of moving remarks, volunteers spoke with passion about the satisfaction they receive from their involvement in the Federation.

J.Team Grants Benefit 6 Local Organizations

Posted on Monday Jun 11, 2012 1:43 PM

J.Team, the Jewish Federation's initiative for Seattle-area teens to learn about Jewish values of tzedakah and community-building,  presented grants totaling $11,750 to six organizations on Sunday, June 10 at the Stroum JCC.

J.Team participants learn about the Jewish imperative of tikkun olam (repairing our world) by visiting local non-profits, raising funds, and collectively deciding how to allocate the funds available to them.

2012 Community Campaign Closing!

Posted on Friday Jun 1, 2012 8:59 AM

Our 2012 Community Campaign is closing and we're 96 percent complete! Please give TODAY so that we can reach our goal. If you don't want to pay today, you can pledge online and we can bill you. Keep in mind that you have until December 31, 2012 to pay. We welcome your support to one of our 18 Impact and Priority Areas or an unrestricted gift benefiting our community's greatest needs. No matter how you chose to give, your support will make a tremendous difference.

Make your gift, or if you can increase your gift, now is the time. Thank you for your generosity.

Final Weeks of the 2012 Community Campaign

Posted on Friday May 11, 2012 10:03 AM

The Jewish Federation is entering the final weeks of our 2012 Community Campaign, and we're 95 percent complete! Please give TODAY so that we can reach our goal. We welcome your support to one of our 18 Impact and Priority Areas or an unrestricted gift benefiting our community's greatest needs. No matter how you chose to give, your support will make a tremendous difference.

Make your gift, or if you can increase your gift, now is the time. Thank you for your generosity.

Community Impact: Women's Endowment Fund Featured Grantee: Washington State Holocaust Education Resource Center

Posted on Friday Mar 16, 2012 2:19 PM

Washington State Holocaust Education Resource CenterWomen Holocaust Survivors Online Testimonies

The Women's Endowment Fund of the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle is providing funding to support the Washington State Holocaust Education Resource Center's Women Holocaust Survivors: Online Testimonies project. Funds will be used to film, edit and present video testimonies of two women survivors of the holocaust who currently live in Washington State. The grant will also supply funds to curate and present online a collection of artifacts associated with the survivors' testimonies.

Jewish Agency to Provide Emergency Aid to the Jewish Community of Greece

Posted on Monday Feb 27, 2012 2:39 PM

Special Campaign to Address Immediate Needs
in Wake of Country's Financial Crisis

The Board of Governors of the Jewish Agency for Israel, comprised of leaders and representatives of Jewish communities around the world and meeting this week in Jerusalem, voted to grant emergency aid to the Jewish community of Greece in order to address immediate needs in the wake of the crippling financial crisis in the country.

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