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.

Ari Shavit Public Lecture Posted on April 28, 2015 3:31 PM

Renowned journalist and best-selling author Ari Shavit will return to Seattle on Monday, May 4, to deliver a public lecture entitled "The Elusive Dream of a Peaceful Two-State Solution."

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Kibud Morim 2015 Posted on April 22, 2015 11:36 AM

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Support Schools and Human Services Posted on April 21, 2015 10:51 AM

April 15 was the deadline for the Washington State House and Senate to vote on bills that originated in either chamber. The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle strongly advocated for Breakfast After the Bell, a critical human services and education bill, and a high priority for the Jewish community. The legislation enjoyed bipartisan support in both chambers, but unfortunately, it did not pass by the April 15 deadline.

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Passover Food Truck a Big Success Posted on April 20, 2015 9:55 AM

For more than 40 years, Hillel at the University of Washington has been serving Passover lunches to students, young adults and community members. It's an annual tradition that has been a beloved part of Jewish life, but has not reached as many people as it could: students have classes during the day, and young adults holding down jobs also have been unable to participate.

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Lion of Judah Luncheon Posted on April 17, 2015 12:46 PM

The 2015 Pamela Waechter z"l Lion of Judah Luncheon

Sunday, May 3, 2015 * 11 am - 1 pm
Franco Maritime Center
There is no charge for this event. You will have an opportunity to make your 2015 Community Campaign gift.

Our Special Guest - Zaq Harrison

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Free CLE Credits! Posted on April 13, 2015 4:43 PM

Legal Implications of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) Campaign

Led by Professor Avi Bell.


Wednesday, April 29, 12:00 - 1:30 pm


Main Conference Room, Riddell WIlliams P.S.
1001 4th Ave, 45th Floor, Seattle WA 98154

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Passover Seders - April 3-11, 2015 Posted on April 1, 2015 3:39 PM

Looking for community Passover Seders to be a part of? There are many to choose from:

Hillel Passover Seders
Friday, April 3, 6pm - 10pm
Join Hillel undergraduates, Jconnectors and community members for a festive seder. Space limited.
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