Make Your Voice Heard by Taking Our Policy Survey

By Nancy B. Greer President & CEO On Monday, I returned to work after taking a summer sabbatical, a break from the day-to-day that was refreshing in both mind and spirit. It’s good to be back, and I thank our Federation’s Board for making my sabbatical possible and my dedicated colleagues for keeping our organization […]

How You Made a Big Difference This Year

By Nancy B. Greer President & CEO Once a year, dozens of community members meet with our state legislators on Jewish Community Lobby Day. We educate lawmakers and advocate for legislation addressing the issues that matter most to Jewish Puget Sound. To everyone who took part in Jewish Community Lobby Day this year—thank you! You […]

Join Us Virtually for Jewish Community Lobby Day!

By Nancy B. Greer President & CEO In the Washington State Legislature’s 2021 session, our elected representatives passed legislation and approved funding on issues critical to our Jewish community—fighting antisemitism and hate crimes, strengthening civil liberties, protecting immigrants and refugees, supporting human services, preventing gun violence, and more. Three-fourths of the legislation and budget requests […]

Thank You for Being Our Voice in Olympia

By Nancy B. Greer President & CEO On January 10, the Washington State Legislature is convening—virtually, again—for the 2022 session. For the next two months or so, the 147 lawmakers who represent the 49 legislative districts across the state in Olympia will make decisions that will impact our families, neighborhoods, and our Puget Sound Jewish […]

We Want to Hear from You! Take Our Policy Survey

By Nancy B. Greer President & CEO When the 2022 session of the Washington State Legislature comes to order in January, your Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle will be ready to advocate for our community’s priorities. As is the case with every legislative session, it will be a busy time of meeting with our elected […]

What Impact Did You Make in Olympia?

By Nancy B. Greer President & CEO Every year, your Federation brings Jewish Puget Sound together to make our collective voice heard in Olympia by advocating for our community’s highest priorities. This year, as with so much else in public and community life, things were different. The Washington State Legislature held an unprecedented virtual session, […]