News & Events
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 PJ Library and the SJCC for songs and Challah to celebrate Shabbat. Erik Lawson and Herzl Ner Tamid Cantor Bradlee Kurland will lead this wonderful session.» Read More
In partnership with Hope for Heroism and Herzl-Ner Tamid, we invite you to a very special Shabbat Dinner honoring our visiting injured Israeli soldiers on Friday, May 18. Enjoy Shabbat services and cuisine, plenty of l'chayims and the soldiers' stories that are sure to amaze and inspire all of us.» Read More
This year, the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle is participating in the Seattle Foundations GiveBIG Campaign. On Wednesday, May 2, if you make an online donation to the Jewish Federation through the Seattle Foundation's website, the Seattle Foundation will match a percentage of your donation.» Read More
The Jewish Federation represents a broad spectrum of opinion within the Seattle Jewish community. Nowhere is the diversity of opinion within our community more prevalent than on Israel, the peace process, and the Israeli and Palestinian conflict. There may be disagreement on the best path forward for Israel, but as a community Israel will always be close to our heart and an important focus of the advocacy, education, philanthropy and coalition work of the Jewish Federation.» Read More
Today, rabbis from the Reconstructionist, Reform, and Conservative movements issued the following joint statement:» Read More
The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle is now accepting nominations for the 2012 Pamela Waechter Jewish Communal Professional Award. This award is granted annually to honor outstanding local Jewish communal professionals for extraordinary contributions to the greater Seattle Jewish community. The deadline for nominations is Wednesday, April 4, 2012.» Read More
This week we learned of the horrific killings of a teacher and three students at the Ozar Hatorah School in Toulouse, France. We in Seattle know only too well what they must be going through and our hearts reach out to these families and our fellow Jews in France.
Our Talmudic tradition teaches that we weep for the mourners because they are the ones who must carry the burden of sorrow with them throughout their lives. In that spirit, we join the international community in expressing our sadness and outrage about such a tragic event.» Read More
Join J-Serve for this exciting event:
This year, over 13 million American kids will be bullied at school, online, on the bus, at home, through their cell phones and on the streets of their towns, making it the most common form of violence young people in this country experience. BULLY is the first feature documentary film to show how we've all been affected by bullying, whether we've been victims, perpetrators or stood silent witness.» Read More
The Jewish Student Union presents a Dodgeball Tournament for Middle and High School Students at Jump Sky High!
Cost-$20 (includes lunch)
RSVP by March 14th to guarantee T-Shirt
Register online in the teens and tween section of sjcc.org
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