Jewish Life

Connect to Jewish life and culture through holiday celebrations, family events, classes, and more.

Latest from the J:

  • Yom Hazikaron + Yom Ha’atzmaut (4/9/2021) - This week marks two holidays: Yom Hazikaron (Israeli Memorial Day) and Yom Ha'atzmaut (Israel Independence Day). Celebrate and honor these holidays with remembrances, songs, food, and our special Yom Ha'atzmaut DIY wine tasting.
  • Honoring Yom HaShoah (4/5/2021) - Learn about Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) and how we honor the holiday.
  • Happy Passover from the J! (3/23/2021) - Happy  Passover from the J! Learn about the story of Passover, how we celebrate, and some fun and delicious SJCC events for the holiday.
  • A Pandemic Year (3/15/2021) - On March 15, 2020, the SJCC closed in response to COVID-19. To mark this odd and unexpected milestone, the SJCC is reflecting back at what the past year has been for our community and our hopes for the year(s) to come.
  • Let’s Celebrate Purim! (2/22/2021) - Let's celebrate Purim! Purim, which literally means “lots,” has become a thankful and joyous celebration of Jewish survival. Now we celebrate with costumes, parties, music, and of course the HAMANtaschen cookie! Let's celebrate together...
  • Holiday Celebration: Tu Bishvat (1/25/2021) - Often called the "Jewish Earth Day," Tu Bishvat has become a time to connect traditional Jewish values of taking care of the Earth with today's environmental values. Learn more on how to celebrate, including this year's Big Bold Jewish Climate Fest.
  • High Holiday Celebrations (9/24/2020) - The J community came together in new ways to celebrate the High Holidays in 2020, here are some snap shots from us "gathering" in all new ways as we welcomed the new year.
  • Summer Fun at the J (9/4/2020) - Smiles returned to the J this summer! Washington's Safe Start plan allowed the J to start opening back up to our community this June and we were so happy to see our community back at the J.

Upcoming Events:

For full list of events, visit our EVENTS CALENDAR.


Programs:

Mitzvah Corps

Mitzvah Corps

Mitzvah Corps addresses the needs of our local community through volunteer opportunities and outreach programs where neighbors can help neighbors. This fall’s initiative focuses on food insecurity.

Lag B'Omer Rotating

Holiday Celebrations + More

Celebrate Jewish holidays, community festivals, and annual observances with the J throughout the calendar year, including our Lag B’Omer Spring Fest on May 2, complete with bonfire, crafts, s’mores, and more.

Volunteer

The SJCC offers meaningful opportunities to embody the value of tikkun olam (repairing the world). We welcome your participation! Learn how to volunteer with the J.

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