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News

Protect The Social Safety Net Posted on February 24, 2015 8:51 AM
The Washington State House and Senate are preparing to release their budget proposals for the 2015-2017 biennium. While many indicators show that Washington is no longer experiencing a recession, the state budget outlook for K-12 education and essential human services remains tight.
 
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Professor Kenneth Stein: Two Seattle Talks March 10, 11 Posted on February 19, 2015 6:18 AM

Professor Kenneth Stein, founder and director of the Institute for the Study of Modern Israel at Emory University, will deliver two talks in Seattle on March 10 and 11, 2015. 

RSVP for the March 10 talk at Hillel at the University of Washington on "Israel Education on Campus: Experiences and Aspirations"

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JFGS Condemns Terrorist Attacks in Denmark Posted on February 15, 2015 12:19 PM

The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle condemns in the strongest terms the terrorist attacks that took the lives of at least two people at a Copenhagen synagogue and a nearby cultural center holding an event promoting free speech. Police believe the same person committed both acts of terror.

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MOMentum Women's Trip to Israel Posted on February 9, 2015 5:36 PM

Be a part of the MOMentum in this special trip to Israel sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle and the Jewish Women's Renaissance Project. Contact Amy Paquette at the Jewish Federation for more information!

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Stop a Tragedy Before it Happens Posted on February 9, 2015 1:43 PM
Next week, the Legislature will consider legislation authorizing an “extreme risk” protection order, which would allow family members  or law enforcement agencies to petition a court to temporarily remove a person’s access to firearms when there is documented evidence the person is at extreme risk of harming himself/herself or others. 
 
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Breakfast is the Most Important Meal of the Day Posted on February 9, 2015 1:39 PM
While Week One of the legislative session was filled with pomp, circumstance, and a few surprises, Week three begins with lawmakers focusing on the several bills that have been introduced thus far.  
 
While lawmakers understandably will be focused on addressing Washington’s educational needs, there are also other needs that should be foremost in mind for lawmakers.  The most acute concern for us this legislative session is the persistence of hunger in our community.
 
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JFGS Announces Summer Launch of Jewish Community Magazine Posted on February 4, 2015 12:52 PM

The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle is pleased to announce the late summer launch of a full-color magazine highlighting the people, trends and lifestyles that make Seattle an exciting center of Jewish life.

"The Jewish Federation is very excited to provide this dynamic new service," said Celie Brown, Board Chair of the Jewish Federation. "Our magazine will tell the stories of people and organizations who make our growing community special."

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JFGS Stands with the People of France Posted on January 9, 2015 12:42 PM

The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle stands with the people of France and the French Jewish community at this difficult time of fear and barbarism perpetrated by terrorists.

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Mission to Jewish Cuba Posted on January 5, 2015 4:05 PM


Join the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle on a Mission to Jewish Cuba, March 25-29, 2015. Visit synagogues, Old Havana and more on this special mission, which JFGS is offering with the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. To find out more, contact Rachel Marinos at 206.774.2219 or at rachelm@jewishinseattle.org.

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