News & Events
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.
Get Screened! Seattle Community Screening
Sunday, November 16, 2014
11 am to 5 pm
Hillel at University of Washington
4745 17th Ave. NE, Seattle
Save the Date!
Super Sunday is happening October 26, from 11 am to 6 pm
at Hillel at the University of Washington.
Details coming soon!» Read More
The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle offers our heartfelt condolences to the family of Steven Sotloff z”l, the second American journalist brutally murdered by Islamic State (ISIS) terrorists. Steven grew up in Miami’s Jewish community, was a grandson of Holocaust survivors, studied in Israel and held Israeli citizenship. Like fellow journalist James Foley, who also was gruesomely slain by ISIS terrorists, Steven was dedicated to the difficult and dangerous work of reporting the issues and the human stories of the Middle East’s ongoing struggles.» Read More
The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle is pleased to announce that new grant cycles have begun for Ignition Grants and Community Campaign Grants. These two grant programs have provided millions of dollars in support for the Jewish community in Seattle and around the world. Please contact Federation Planning staff for more information.» Read More
The open-ended cease-fire that took effect at 7 pm local time on Tuesday, August 26, remains in place.
The Israeli Cabinet on August 31 approved a five-year social and economic development plan for communities near the Gaza Strip. The Cabinet met with leaders from Hof Ashkelon, Eshkol, Sha'ar HaNegev, Sdot Negev and Sderot.» Read More
The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle and Anti-Defamation League are disturbed by the increase in anti-Semitic slogans and imagery at recent pro-Palestinian rallies in Seattle’s Westlake Park and Seattle Center.
"We are deeply troubled by the need to put out a second statement denouncing anti-Semitism here in Washington State. Anti-Semitism, Islamophobia and all bias-motivated speech have no place in our political discourse," Keith Dvorchik, President and CEO of the Jewish Federation, said.» Read More
The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle and members of the Jewish community condemn the statement reportedly made by Brian Judy of the National Rifle Association that attempt to link policies to reduce gun violence to the Holocaust. The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle calls upon Mr. Judy to resign his position with the National Rifle Association.» Read More
Join us at the Jewish Federation's 2015 Kickoff!» Read More
A gathering for community, reflection and prayer
Gather with members of the Seattle Jewish community as we join in solidarity with the people and state of Israel and the families of soldiers who grieve, mournful at the loss of all human life and prayerful about a lasting and sustainable end to conflict.
Congregation Beth Shalom
6800 35th Ave. NE, Seattle
Sunday, July 27
11 am to Noon
We are pleased to report the following confirmed speakers will attend the Community Gathering for Israel:» Read More