Bashert is the LGBTQ Initiative of the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle. Bashert reaches out to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning Jews in Greater Seattle in order to build a stronger, more inclusive Jewish community. This initiative creates opportunities for Jews to come together, celebrate and explore their Jewish identities in a welcoming environment.

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Posted on January 8, 2015 1:32 PM

CANVAS! brings their popular Paint & Sip studio to the Stroum Jewish Community Center for a Tu B’Shevat-themed night!

Posted on June 12, 2014 2:55 PM

Pride Shabbat will take place at Temple Beth Am on Friday, June 27, 2014, from 6:15 pm to 8: 30 pm. Doors open at 6 pm.

Pride Shabbat is a celebration of LGBTQ Jews, with their friends, families and allies. There will be special guest speakers during this Klezmer Kabbalat Shabbat. After the service, all are invited to attend a free, Va'ad-approved kosher Shabbat dinner.

Posted on November 27, 2013 12:04 PM

Join Kolenu on Monday, December 2, beginning 7 pm, for Light the Night, our fifth annual GLBTQ Hanukkah celebration! Enjoy tasty latkes, colorful dreidels, music and a beautiful candle lighting symbolizing both the miracle of Hanukkah and the idea that great leadership and community action will prevail against oppression.

Light the Night is taking place at the Calamus Auditorium at Gay City, 517 E. Pike St., Seattle.