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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.
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.» Read More
The first International Ladino Day will be celebrated in Seattle with a program at UW Hillel on Thursday, December 5, 2013, from 7 pm to 9 pm. It will be a celebration of the Ladino language and Sephardic culture in Seattle and across the world, including poetry readings, singing of Ladino songs, and a brief presentation on the history of Seattle's Sephardic community. Kosher reception to follow.» Read More
Please save the date! Registration details coming soon!
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Seders in a box for families in need.
Taxi vouchers for senior citizens to attend evening services and programs.
Digitizing recordings of traditional Ladino songs.
Birthday celebrations for children with special needs.
Those are examples of the 24 projects that will receive Ignition Grants from the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle in fiscal year 2013-2014. The Jewish Federation’s Board of Directors on November 21 approved $64,698.80 in this year’s Ignition Grants cycle.» Read More
Enjoy "Almost" Hanukkah Under the Stars at the Stroum Jewish Community Center on Saturday, November 23, from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. There will be food and fun for all.» Read More
Do you have family and friends in Tacoma?
If so, let them know that the Washington State Jewish Historical Society's fabulous production, "In the Land of Rain and Salmon - Jewish Voices of the Northwest: 1880-1920," is heading their way.
The play will be performed on Sunday, November 17, 2013 starting 3 pm, at Temple Beth El, 5975 S. 12th St., Tacoma.» Read More
Join the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle for our annual Super Sunday Phone-a-Thon! With a simple phone call, you can make a difference for our community - send more kids to Jewish camp, provide vital services for people in need, enrich the lives of Jews of all ages locally, in Israel and overseas, and so much more.» Read More