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.
Congregation Beth Shalom is inviting families with preschool and school-age children to a Pajama Havdallah Under the STARS! on Saturday, November 8, 6 pm to 9 pm. Come be a part of the fun!
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The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle is heartbroken that another incident of gun violence has struck our community. Our thoughts and our prayers are with the victims of the tragedy that took place this morning at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, their families, all of the students, teachers and staff at the school, and the Marysville community.» Read More
The community is invited to attend a free presentation with Nevet Basker on “BDS, Israel and Us: The Delegitimization Campaign,” taking place on Sunday, October 26, 2014, beginning at 7:30 pm.
Nevet will speak at Sephardic Bikur Holim Congregation, 6500 52nd Ave. S, Seattle.» Read More
On Sunday, October 19, people of faith and leaders from more than two dozen Seattle faith communities will come together to march to the ballot box and collectively vote “Yes” on Initiative 594, the common-sense initiative to close the background check loophole for gun sales.» Read More
"The Zigzag Kid" will be screened on Sunday, October 12, at 3 pm, as part of the Seattle Jewish Film Festival's Best of Fest series. Screening will take place at the Stroum Jewish Community Center.
"The Zigzag Kid" is a charming, coming-of-age film about Nono, whose dad is the world's greatest detective but his mom is a mystery that only Nono can solve. Starring Isabella Rossellini, "The Zigzag Kid" is based on a novel by Israeli author David Grossman.» Read More
Join Washington faith communities for a March to the Ballot Box in support of closing the background check loophole in Washington State by voting "Yes" on Initiative 594. I-594 is on the November 4, 2014 general election ballot.» Read More
Get Screened! Seattle Community Screening
Sunday, November 16, 2014
11 am to 5 pm
Hillel at University of Washington
4745 17th Ave. NE, Seattle
Super Sunday is happening October 26,
at Hillel at the University of Washington.
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