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The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle (the Federation) works on behalf of all Jews and all Jewish organizations in Washington state to ensure a vibrant Jewish community locally, in Israel and worldwide.

Speaker Series: Alon Ben-Gurion Posted on April 21, 2017 3:41 PM

ALON BEN-GURION: Israel - From Creation to Innovation
Tuesday, May 16, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Seattle Central LIbrary, Microsoft Auditorium
1000 4th Ave., Seattle

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Jewish Community Night at the Ballpark Posted on April 13, 2017 4:49 PM

Join us for Jewish Community Night at the ballpark as the
Seattle Mariners take on the Minnesota Twins!

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#NWIsraelFest Posted on April 4, 2017 1:46 PM

Click on the poster to see a full calendar of #NWIsraelFest events in an easy-to-read Flipbook format.


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Legislation to Combat Anti-Semitism Introduced in Congress Posted on March 27, 2017 9:02 PM

The Jewish Community is pleased to share important, welcome news that legislation will be introduced in Congress this week to fight back against the relentless wave of anti-Semitic threats to Jewish institutions.

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JFNA Statement on Arrest in Bomb Threats Posted on March 23, 2017 11:22 AM

The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle is relieved that a suspect has been arrested in connection with many of the bomb threats that were called in to Jewish community centers and other Jewish institutions across the U.S. and Canada. Threats called in to our own Stroum Jewish Community Center and many other institutions caused deep fear among communities. We were saddened to learn the arrested individual is a Jewish man who is a U.S. and Israeli citizen.

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Cardozo Society's Annual Passover Luncheon Posted on March 21, 2017 10:22 AM

Cardozo Society's  Annual Passover Luncheon

Thursday, April 13

12:00 - 1:30 pm


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Pop-Up Passover Seder Posted on March 13, 2017 3:10 PM


Thank you to all who RSVP'd to our Pop-Up Passover Seder! See you on Thursday, April 6.

Please check out our one-stop guide to other Passover Seders and events happening around town.

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Bomb Threat at SJCC Is a Threat to Us All Posted on February 27, 2017 8:17 PM

The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle is horrified by all of the bomb threats and acts of violence against Jewish institutions and communities across the country. The bomb threat this evening at the Stroum Jewish Community Center on Mercer Island is a threat to us all. We must work together to combat the fear and hatred spread through anti-Semitism. We urge all Jewish organizations to be vigilant, take threats seriously, and use SAFE Washington security resources.

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Pop-Up Shabbat in Shoreline Posted on February 24, 2017 12:23 PM

Looking for a way to celebrate Shabbat and get to know your Jewish neighbors?
Then pop on over to our next Pop-Up Shabbat!

The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle is holding a Pop-Up Shabbat in partnership with the Secular Jewish Circle of Puget Sound.

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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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