By Nancy B. Greer President & CEO After the sun has gone down this evening, it will be time to kindle the shamash, the servant candle on our menorahs and light the candle farthest to the right for the First Night of Hanukkah. For me, Hanukkah represents the power of… Continue Reading
Share the Light!
Set up a menorah, prepare candles for Eighth Night, and join friends for a unique celebration, sharing the light of Hanukkah with uplifting, soulful melodies and stories to nourish the spirit. Sunday, December 5. On Zoom.
Hanukkah is here! Find out about Hanukkah celebrations and events in the Puget Sound region and beyond, in the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle’s handy guide.
A Conversation with Dr. Elana Stein Hain
Join us for a conversation with Dr. Elana Stein Hain of the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America on “Diaspora, Citizenship, and the Modern State of Israel.” Sunday, December 12. Register today!
Join us virtually for Connections 2022 on Sunday, February 6. Featuring Jamie Geller, Israeli-American Food Writer, Celebrity Chef, Television Producer, and Entrepreneur. Connections is the largest philanthropic gathering of Jewish women in the Pacific Northwest. Find out more, register.
Stay Connected with Jewish Life
You can be home and still be connected to Jewish life! Check out your Federation’s guide to virtual congregational services, gatherings, learning opportunities, and more throughout our region and beyond. Find out what’s going on in the community.
Here to Help
Find out the latest information about the pandemic. From the latest guidance documents to resources for getting help, you’ll find them here.
Ensuring a Vibrant, Thriving Jewish Community
The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle ensures Jewish continuity. We meet the needs of a fast-growing and diverse community of people who want to connect with Jewish life in ways that fit their passions and interests. We serve as a community voice, strengthen connections to Israel and World Jewry, and make investments in Jewish life, for today and the next generation.
Local children received need-based camp scholarships in 2021, enabling them to have the transformational experience of Jewish overnight summer camp.
Small Agency Sustainability Grants: Applications Opening Soon!
Applications will open December 15 for Small Agency Sustainability grants from the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle. SAS grants, awarded each year, provide up to $5,000 in operational support for Jewish organizations serving Western Washington that have annual operating budgets of $150,000 or less. More information coming soon!
By Nancy B. Greer President & CEO A few days ago, we finally had a break in the rainy deluge we’ve experienced lately. When the sun chased away the clouds, it reminded me why I love Thanksgiving. The season brings gentle afternoon light, a final flash of brilliant fall colors,… Continue Reading
By Nancy B. Greer President & CEO Where can you find a shul that is close to home and calls to your heart? Who’s putting on Jewish events that speak to your interests and passions? What Jewish educational programs are available for your kids or grandchildren? How can you find… Continue Reading