Join us for Jewish Community Lobby Day on March 16 and speak to your elected representatives about issues you care about.

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Join us to hear Avraham Infeld, President Emeritus of Hillel International, give his insightful and humorous take on Jewish identity.

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The camp scholarships application deadline is February 25. Give your child the gift of Jewish camp!

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LIFE & LEGACY™ is a legacy giving and endowment building program the Jewish Federation is offering to local Jewish organizations.

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News

We Must Stand Against Hatred in All Its Forms Posted on February 22, 2017 2:29 PM

Today, ADL's national headquarters and another Jewish school/JCC received bomb threats. The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle is horrified and outraged by the dozens of bomb threats called in to Jewish community centers and organizations, including today’s threats. From the desecration of the Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery in St.

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Federation Files Amicus Brief Supporting Washington State in Travel Ban Case Posted on February 7, 2017 11:18 AM

The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle filed a friend-of-the-court brief late Monday night to support Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s litigation against President Trump’s travel ban against immigrants and refugees.

The Federation, founded in 1928 to meet the needs of Seattle’s Jewish community, filed the brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.

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Together We Can Save Lives Posted on February 3, 2017 10:17 AM

Guns taken from the home by children have been at the heart of some of the most tragic gun violence incidents in our state, including at Marysville-Pilchuck High School. Unsecured guns in the home also lead to some of the most horrific incidents of kids accidentally shooting their friends. And, most youth suicide attempts are committed with an unsecured gun in the home.

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Action Alert - Never Forget. We Were Strangers Posted on January 31, 2017 10:16 AM

Don't Slam the Door on Refugees
Over thousands of years, from Israel to Babylon to Egypt to Spain to Western and Eastern Europe, we Jews have been torn from our homes through violence. This history has taught us, as the Torah says in Exodus, "You shall not oppress a stranger, since you yourselves know the feelings of a stranger, for you also were strangers in the land of Egypt."

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Federation Deeply Saddened by Terror Attack in Jerusalem Posted on January 8, 2017 5:48 PM

We are deeply saddened by the brutal terror attack in Jerusalem in which a terrorist drove a truck into a group of young Israeli soldiers, killing four and injuring 16.

We call on the Palestinian Authority leadership to condemn this violence unequivocally. There is never justification for such terror.

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JFNA Response to Administration's Abstention on Security Council Resolution Posted on December 23, 2016 1:25 PM

Jewish Federations across North America are deeply disappointed that the United States abstained from today’s vote on the one-sided, anti-Israel resolution that was passed by the U.N. Security Council today. 

The Administration’s decision undermined a core principle of American foreign policy that has been embraced by Democratic and Republican Administrations for decades: that the only route to a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is through direct negotiations between the parties. 

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Please Donate to Israel Fire Emergency Fund Posted on November 25, 2016 11:18 AM

Wildfires have swept across Israel, damaging or destroying hundreds of homes, displacing an estimated 100,000 people, and interrupting vital utility and transportation services.

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Jewish Federation, Jewish Community Strongly Object to Bannon Appointment Posted on November 15, 2016 8:51 AM

The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle strongly objects to the appointment of Stephen Bannon as chief White House strategist and counselor, and the appointment of any others who may threaten the fabric of our civil society. We will stand beside every minority community and all who are vulnerable and afraid.

In his acceptance speech, President-elect Trump said,

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Hurricane Matthew Relief Fund Supports Communities in Need Posted on October 7, 2016 11:21 AM

Hurricane Matthew is wreaking a path of destruction, forcing hundreds of thousands to flee their homes. The Jewish Federations of North America has opened a Hurricane Matthew Relief Fund to collect donations for supporting communities in need. One hundred percent of your donation will go to the relief fund. Please click here to donate.

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