Lag B’Omer begins this evening (Wednesday, May 18) and ends at sundown on Thursday, May 19. Despite the rain this past weekend the J celebrated with our Lag B'Omer Garden Party on Sunday, May 15. From trays of s'mores to friends + families having lots of fun, it was a great day at the J
Celebrate Jewish holidays, community festivals, and annual observances with the J throughout the calendar year. Coming up: a Lag B'Omer celebration.
Our 2021 Hanukkah celebration featured 13 events in eight locations throughout greater Seattle and the eastside. We hope you joined us for one of the events and found light this holiday season. Enjoy these images from the eight nights of Hanukkah.
We asked our staff to share some of their favorite Hanukkah recipes, and the stories behind how they became holiday traditions. Plus: they weigh in on the applesauce vs. sour cream debate!
This week ahead is about giving thanks and the story of light and miracles. In a way, miracles inspire hope—that unexpected, barely imaginable, and even unbelievable things can come to pass.
Learn about the Festival of Lights - the history, food, traditions, and how you can celebrate with us!
This past Sunday volunteers and community members gathered to help build a sukkah as part of the Sukkot holiday. The build took place during Sunday's Mercer Island Farmers Market.
The High Holidays of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur mark the start of the Jewish New Year. Learn more about how we celebrate these holidays, traditional greetings, and all the great holiday programming at the J.
Rolling into September and the Jewish New Year, SJCC CEO Amy Lavin shares the excitement of fall at the J. Plus: an update on the J’s new COVID-19 mitigation protocols.
Celebrate Shavuot with the J! Join us at our Tootsie Roll Torah Trot on Sunday as we celebrate the giving of the Torah on Mt. Sinai. Learn more about the holiday!