The Jewish Federation has a strong focus on Israel as part of our missing to create Jewish Connections for Life. We are very active in supporting and protecting Israel by bringing Israeli emissaries to the Puget Sound region, and through advocacy, funding, scholarship and travel opportunities, programming and partnerships.
Our extended Jewish family overseas also receives our attention and funding.
- Shinshinim and Shlichim: We bring young Israeli emissaries to the region, to infuse Israel into local Jewish life.
- Israel Advocacy: We advocate on behalf of Israel and a just peace in the Middle East through numerous channels and methods.
- Our Partner Communities in Israel: Find out about our partner communities in Israel, Hof Ashkelon and Kiryat Malachi.
- Seattle-Israel Connections: Read stories about how Seattle residents and Israelis are strengthening the bonds of friendship.
- Scholarships: We offer scholarships to Israel and can coordinate with other scholarship options.
- Travel to Israel: Find out more about travel opportunities to Israel and how the Jewish Federation can find a trip that best fits you.
- Volunteering Abroad: Find unique opportunities to volunteer in Israel and around the world.
- Israel For Kids: Opportunities to connect kids with Israel