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As the Eastern Seaboard continues to recover from the unprecedented damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, the Jewish community is beginning to assess the devastation both to our community as well as the general population. We continue to be amazed by the resiliency, generosity, and flexibility of the American people generally, and of the Jewish community specifically.
The Jewish Federations of North America has established the JFNA Hurricane Relief Fund to serve as a national focal point to collect contributions to aid in the recovery and rebuilding in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.» Read More
Women's Endowment Fund Grant Applications are now available for fiscal year 2013. Any Jewish agency in Western Washington or Israel with programming that works toward empowering and improving the lives of women and girls is eligible to apply. (Local agencies must be a 501(c)(3) or presumed to be according to IRS regulations; any Israeli non-profit agency that serves women and girls must have "American/Friends Of" partner.)» Read More
Don't miss the chance to be a part of the new Distant Replay Book!
For the past year, the Washington State Jewish Historical Society has been researching and collecting hundreds of fascinating stories on Washington Jews and their sports achievements. For the first time ever, these little- known stories will come to life this fall in a forthcoming book.» Read More
HaMotzi at every meal, Shabbat candles every week, Jewish kids and Jewish culture 24/7. These are just a few of the powerful experiences that Jewish camps provide.
Jewish camp is a place to develop and create a Jewish community, to find Jewish roots, to connect to the land and people of Israel and to live a Jewish life. It's where Jewish passion, creativity, and spirituality grow and where leadership skills develop. It's where our community's next generation is nurtured.» Read More
More than 100 contributors made either new or increased gifts at last Sunday's 2013 Community Campaign Kickoff at McCaw Hall, yielding a total of $105,000 toward this year's Challenge Grant Initiative.» Read More
Open a fund between now and December 31, 2012 and the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle will waive its fees for one year. Act now while the market is up and derive even more benefits by avoiding potential capital gains taxes. You may also be eligible for a 2012 tax deduction if we receive your contribution by December 31.
For more info, contact Lauren Gersch, email@example.com, 206.774.2252.» Read More
Nearly 100 tech professionals came together on Tuesday, September 4, 2012 to launch J-Tech and hear Spencer Rascoff, CEO of Zillow.com, talk about the trials and triumphs of his unique career, and how being Jewish has played a role in his personal and professional life.» Read More