Upcoming Events
  • Bim Bam Baby! Music & Storytelling

    Join us for Bim Bam Baby! Havadalah with Rabbi Callie Schulman. December 5, 4:30 pm Find out more, register.

  • Finding Our Voices: Finding the Hidden Light

    In our learning together, we will explore the Jewish mystical tradition linking the ancient teaching about the Hidden Light to our lighting the Menorah, especially at this time. Thursday, December 10, 12 pm. Find out more, register.

  • Chanukah 2020

    Looking for a Chanukah celebration? We have you covered. Check out the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle’s one-stop guide to Chanukah events happening around town. Take a look!

  • Hartman Public Lecture: The Pain of Two Homelands

    The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle invites you to join us for “The Pain of Two Homelands: The Rift Between American Jews & Israel,” with Dr. Tal Becker of the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America. Sunday, December 13, 10 am. Find out more, register.

  • Share the Light!

    Set up a Menorah, prepare candles for the Eighth Night, and join friends from across our community for a unique celebration. Uplifting, soulful melodies and stories to nourish the spirit! December 17, 8 pm. Find out more, register.

  • Pledge 5 for Jewish Puget Sound!

    Pledge 5 is an initiative of the Seattle Jewish Community Endowment Fund encouraging fund and foundation holders to pledge 5 percent of principal balance to support Jewish organizations in their time of need. Learn more.

  • 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. Find out what’s going on in the community.

About Us

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.

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Our Impact

Fall 2020 Impact Report

Our Fall 2020 Quarterly Report includes insightful stories about Federation’s leadership development programs. Read about your impact in the words of people whose lives you changed.


Jewish Community Relations Council


The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle leverages the strength and heart of Puget Sound’s diverse Jewish community to secure a vibrant Jewish future locally, in Israel, and around the world and to champion a just, democratic and pluralistic society.


The JCRC’s core work includes:


  • Combating antisemitism, bigotry, and racism
  • Supporting a peaceful, secure, Jewish, and democratic state of Israel
  • Fostering positive and meaningful relations with other communities and public officials
  • Strengthening our Jewish communities through building cohesion and civil discourse.


Find out more about the JCRC and how you can get involved!

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Letters from the CEO
Our Publication

Jewish in Seattle, the Federation’s award-winning bimonthly magazine, shares engaging and inspiring stories about Jewish life, building stronger connections in our diverse community.