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The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle (the Federation) works on behalf of all Jews and all Jewish organizations in Washington state to ensure a vibrant Jewish community locally, in Israel and worldwide.

Pop-Up Shabbat in Shoreline Posted on February 24, 2017 12:23 PM

Looking for a way to celebrate Shabbat and get to know your Jewish neighbors?
Then pop on over to our next Pop-Up Shabbat!

The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle is holding a Pop-Up Shabbat in partnership with the Secular Jewish Circle of Puget Sound.

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We Must Stand Against Hatred in All Its Forms Posted on February 22, 2017 2:29 PM

Today, ADL's national headquarters and another Jewish school/JCC received bomb threats. The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle is horrified and outraged by the dozens of bomb threats called in to Jewish community centers and organizations, including today’s threats. From the desecration of the Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery in St.

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Federation Files Amicus Brief Supporting Washington State in Travel Ban Case Posted on February 7, 2017 11:18 AM

The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle filed a friend-of-the-court brief late Monday night to support Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s litigation against President Trump’s travel ban against immigrants and refugees.

The Federation, founded in 1928 to meet the needs of Seattle’s Jewish community, filed the brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.

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Together We Can Save Lives Posted on February 3, 2017 10:17 AM

Guns taken from the home by children have been at the heart of some of the most tragic gun violence incidents in our state, including at Marysville-Pilchuck High School. Unsecured guns in the home also lead to some of the most horrific incidents of kids accidentally shooting their friends. And, most youth suicide attempts are committed with an unsecured gun in the home.

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Cardozo Society CLE: Affordable Housing Posted on February 2, 2017 11:36 AM

Cardozo Society CLE: Affordable Housing: Best Practices and Community Impact

Thursday, March 2

12:00 - 1:00 pm



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Jewish Community Lobby Day Posted on January 31, 2017 4:14 PM
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Action Alert - Never Forget. We Were Strangers Posted on January 31, 2017 10:16 AM

Don't Slam the Door on Refugees
Over thousands of years, from Israel to Babylon to Egypt to Spain to Western and Eastern Europe, we Jews have been torn from our homes through violence. This history has taught us, as the Torah says in Exodus, "You shall not oppress a stranger, since you yourselves know the feelings of a stranger, for you also were strangers in the land of Egypt."

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Speaker Series, Featuring Avraham Infeld Posted on January 20, 2017 10:03 AM

AVRAHAM INFELD: Judaism Is Not Just a Religion
Thursday, March 23, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Seattle Central Library, Microsoft Auditorium
1000 4th Ave., Seattle
Light refreshments served, dietary laws observed


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Advocacy 101 Posted on January 19, 2017 11:32 AM

Advocacy 101

Wednesday, February 8, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
WeWork Holyoke
107 Spring St., Downtown Seattle


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