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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.
Imagine waking up tomorrow and finding out you no longer had a home? What would you do? Where would you go? Unless a critical piece of legislation is passed in the final days of theWashington State Legislature's 2014 session, this will be the reality for thousands of people.» Read More
Join fellow young Jewish professionals for a Professionals Happy Hour and speaker, Julie Sandler.
Julie is a Principal at Madrona Venture Group, a Seattle-based venture capital firm that invests in early-stage technology companies. At Madrona, Julie pursues new investment opportunities, and is actively involved in Madrona's portfolio companies and the firm's activity in the Seattle startup community. She is a board observer for several of Madrona's portfolio companies, including Jintronix, buuteeq, Maxpoint, SNUPI Technologies and Rover.com.» Read More
Lions, join us as we leap into action for the 2014 Lion of Judah Local Mission on Sunday, April 27, 2014. Along with other passionate and dedicated Lion of Judah* women, you will have the opportunity to experience the impact of your Jewish Federation support through an engaging day of service and mitzvot.» Read More
The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle is responding to the crisis in Ukraine through the hard work of our partner organizations, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) and the Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI).» Read More
Last week, the Washington State House of Representatives unanimously passed HB 1840. This important piece of legislation restricts domestic violence abusers from buying a firearm while they are subject to protection orders.
In Washington State, from January 1997 through December 2012, domestic violence abusers used firearms in 55 percent of domestic violence homicides and in 85 percent of domestic violence murder/suicides.» Read More
The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle is taking a public stand supporting legislation to curb gun violence in our state. We are speaking up because our leadership is necessary for making our community safer and more secure.
The Jewish Federation holds a special obligation to add our voice to the cause of reducing gun violence. Memories of the 2006 attack that took Pamela Waechter z”l from us and seriously injured five of our colleagues are a searing reminder of what is at stake.» Read More
Rep. Tana Senn's first bill since joining the Legislature last year passed the state House on February 13 with a resounding 90-8 vote.» Read More
Join Susan B. Magee, author of Into the Light: The Healing Art of Kalman Aron, for a brilliant presentation of the journey of artist Kalman Aron as he emerged from the darkness of the Holocaust and reclaimed his light over a lifetime of painting. Magee reveals his transformation through 100 paintings.» Read More