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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.

Letter to Legislators Seeking Restoration of TANF Cuts Posted on March 24, 2015 10:48 AM

Leaders of the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle, Jewish Family Service, and partner organizations in the faith community sent the following letter to State Representative Ross Hunter, Chairman of the Washington State House Appropriations Committee, and other members of the committee. The letter asks for restoration of cuts in Temporary Assistance for Needy Families funding in the state's 2015-2017 biennial budget.


March 16, 2015

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2015 Community Passover Seder Posted on March 23, 2015 1:49 PM

Join the Secular Jewish Circle for a Community Passover Seder

Saturday, April 11th, 5:00-8:00pm
Secular Jewish Circle, Wallingford, Seattle
Members: $20 adult, $15 seniors and students,
$8 children over 5
Non-Members: $35 adult, $20 seniors and students,
$14 children over 5

Click here for more information and to register

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Passport to Passover: An Interactive Dinner Program Posted on March 23, 2015 12:53 PM

Passport to Passover
5:30pm - 7:00pm
$10 (free for kids under age 2)
SJCC Seattle Campus / Temple Beth Am

An interactive dinner program for families with children age 6 or younger. Rabbi Kate Speizer of Jewish Junction will take you on a journey through the desert as you re-enact the plagues, design your own seder plates, sing songs, and make new friends. Vegetarian Passover food will be served. 

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Interested in hosting a Seder? Posted on March 19, 2015 2:12 PM

The Jewish Federation is teaming up with Jconnect to provide small grants to host your own seders!

Grants will be open for up to $10/head to help cover food and expenses for up to 15 guests. We will also have resources such as haggadot, menu planning, tables/chairs, and other items to make planning a cinch!

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Cardozo Society Passover Lunch Posted on March 18, 2015 10:03 AM


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Yom Ha'atzmaut Posted on March 18, 2015 10:00 AM

Join a community-wide Yom Ha'Atzmaut at the SJCC. They will celebrate in song with the Seattle Jewish Chorale and the Shalom Klezmer Band (featuring Chava Mirel and guests). Bring your sweet tooth; buy yummy treats at a bake sale to support Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle Israel programming. 

Adults: $10
Seniors & Children: $5
Purchase tickets HERE

Questions? Email


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Jewish Community Day at the Mariners! Posted on March 17, 2015 4:09 PM

Join your fellow Jews to cheer for the Seattle Mariners at beautiful Safeco Field!

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Seattle Jewish Film Festival - 2015 Posted on March 15, 2015 9:24 AM

Tickets are now on sale for the Seattle Jewish Film Festival, running now through March 22, 2015!

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Iran, ISIS and the Changing Middle East: Implications for Israel and the U.S. Posted on March 5, 2015 5:22 PM

Online registration is now closed.

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