By Nancy B. Greer President & CEO The power of relationships and how they do so much to strengthen our Jewish community came home vividly this week. Over the past few years, I have been meeting regularly with my peer CEOs around North America who lead what we call… Continue Reading
Emergency Relief Fund 2021
A historic freeze left millions in Texas without power, heat, and water. The Jewish Federations of North America is raising funds to support people and communities suffering from the devastation. If you’d like to contribute, please click here and thank you!
2021 Legislative Information and Action Updates
The Washington State Legislature’s 2021 session is now underway. Find out about Jewish community priorities for the session and how you can get involved!
Purim will be here February 25-26! Find out about Purim celebrations happening around town in the Federation’s one-stop guide. Chag Purim Sameach!
Racial Equity & The Jewish Community
The Jewish Community Relations Council is creating a consensus statement on racial equity. JCRC is offering educational opportunities to the whole Jewish community so that we may learn and grow together in this work. Join us for two educational events with Rabbi Tirzah Firestone on February 28 and Professor Devin Naar on March 2. Find out more, RSVP.
In the Wings with the Jewish Caucus, Part 2
Join us for In the Wings with the Jewish Caucus, Part 2, and hear from lawmakers about current education issues. With Rep. Gerry Pollet, Sen. Lisa Wellman, and Sen. Claire Wilson. March 11, 7 pm. Register today.
Cook with Michael Solomonov!
Join the Federation and Stroum JCC and learn to make Charoset; Mina with Ground Beef, Cardamom and Coffee, and another dish being announced soon with Michael Solomonov, Executive Chef and Co-Owner of Zahav, the 2019 James Beard Foundation Award winner for Outstanding Restaurant. Thursday, March 16, 5 pm. 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 crisis. 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.
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.
By Nancy B. Greer President & CEO Making it easier for families to connect with Jewish life has been one of the goals that drive the day-to-day work of your Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle. That was important before the pandemic turned our lives upside down and it’s even… Continue Reading
By Nancy B. Greer President & CEO A strong Jewish community is built on strong relationships. Leadership is the critical ingredient for harnessing the energies of a strong community and guiding it to shared purposes grounded in Jewish values—especially important at a time of great challenge. The Courageous Leadership Initiative… Continue Reading
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