Join us at Connections, the largest gathering of Jewish women in the Northwest, featuring Israeli powerhouse entrepreneur Yael Vizel as guest speaker.

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Looking for a way to celebrate Shabbat and get to know your Jewish neighbors? The Federation invites you to Pop-Up Shabbats!

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Bryan Schwartz, author of Scattered Among the Nations, the remarkable story of remote Jewish communities, will inaugurate the Federation Speaker Series.

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Find Hanukkah events taking place before and during Hanukkah throughout the Puget Sound region, in this handy Jewish Federation guide.

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LIFE & LEGACY™ is a legacy giving and endowment building program the Jewish Federation is offering to local Jewish organizations.

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News

Please Donate to Israel Fire Emergency Fund Posted on November 25, 2016 11:18 AM

Wildfires have swept across Israel, damaging or destroying hundreds of homes, displacing an estimated 100,000 people, and interrupting vital utility and transportation services.

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Jewish Federation, Jewish Community Strongly Object to Bannon Appointment Posted on November 15, 2016 8:51 AM

The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle strongly objects to the appointment of Stephen Bannon as chief White House strategist and counselor, and the appointment of any others who may threaten the fabric of our civil society. We will stand beside every minority community and all who are vulnerable and afraid.

In his acceptance speech, President-elect Trump said,

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Hurricane Matthew Relief Fund Supports Communities in Need Posted on October 7, 2016 11:21 AM

Hurricane Matthew is wreaking a path of destruction, forcing hundreds of thousands to flee their homes. The Jewish Federations of North America has opened a Hurricane Matthew Relief Fund to collect donations for supporting communities in need. One hundred percent of your donation will go to the relief fund. Please click here to donate.

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Shimon Peres: A Man of Vision, Moral Leadership and Peace Posted on September 28, 2016 8:58 AM

The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle mourns the passing of Shimon Peres, z”l – a man of vision, moral leadership and peace. His dedication, courage and wisdom were indispensable to bringing to fruition the dream of Israel as the strong and vibrant homeland of the Jewish people.

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Federation Congratulates Nancy B. Greer, Our New CEO Posted on August 31, 2016 2:03 PM

The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle is proud to congratulate Nancy B. Greer on taking the helm as our President & Chief Executive Officer.

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An Important Announcement from the Federation Board Chair Posted on August 3, 2016 7:31 PM

From Dan Lowen, Federation Board Chair

It is with a mixture of sadness for his decision and gratitude for his contributions that we announce that Keith Dvorchik will be leaving Seattle and his position as President and CEO of the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle. Keith will stay with the Federation through early September.

Keith is returning to central Florida to be close to family and continue working to strengthen the Jewish community as the CEO of the Roth Jewish Community Center of Orlando.

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A Shocking Act of Terrorism and Hatred in Orlando Posted on June 12, 2016 2:11 PM

The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle is deeply shocked by the heinous act of terrorism in which 49 people were murdered and more than 50 injured early Sunday morning at a gay nightclub in Orlando. These innocent people were targeted due to their sexual orientation and the terrorist’s deep hatred of people different from him.

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JFGS Horrified by Tel Aviv Shooting Posted on June 8, 2016 5:07 PM

The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle is horrified by the shooting that took the lives of four people and seriously injured several others in Tel Aviv on Wednesday evening. The terrorists responsible for the vicious attack targeted innocent people who had congregated at the popular Sarona Market, in a deliberate effort to inflict mass casualties.

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Jewish In Seattle Magazine Wins Prestigious 2016 Maggie Award as Best New Publication Posted on May 12, 2016 12:48 PM

Jewish In Seattle, the bimonthly community and lifestyle magazine published by the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle in conjunction with SagaCity Media, Inc., has won the prestigious 2016 Maggie Award as Best New Publication.

The Maggie Awards are selected by the Western Publishing Association, in an annual competition that honors excellence in printed and digital publishing in the Western United States. The competition is designed to foster creativity and inspire exceptional work.

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Mourning the Victims of More Horrific Terror Attacks Posted on March 22, 2016 2:28 PM

The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle mourns the victims of the two horrific bombings that have taken the lives of innocent people in Istanbul and in Brussels. In these latest terrorist strikes at the heart of civilization, the perpetrators of barbarism have murdered over three dozen individuals and wounded many more. The impacts of these casualties are felt across the globe.

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