Jewish Life

Connect to Jewish life and culture through holiday celebrations, family events, classes, and more. We are excited to announce our new SJCCtv series “Light of the World” hosted by ECS teacher Emily Schankerman. Watch:

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Latest from the J:

  • Using their Voices to Make Concrete Change (6/9/2022) - Giving Initiative for Teens raises $7,000 to grant to local nonprofits. Read more >>
  • Celebrating Pride Month (5/31/2022) - June is Pride Month. The annual celebration provides a wide variety of opportunities for us to celebrate, teach, learn and demonstrate our pride for the LGBTQ+ community. Learn more and find local events!
  • Lag B’Omer Celebration (5/18/2022) - 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
  • Holidays + Celebrations (5/10/2022) - Celebrate Jewish holidays, community festivals, and annual observances with the J throughout the calendar year. Coming up: a Lag B'Omer celebration.
  • Challenge Accepted! Families Give Back During the J’s Volunteer Challenge (4/21/2022) - Fifteen families joined the Mitzvah Corps Volunteer Challenge this spring. "It's helped me appreciate what I have," said 14-year-old Roland Liu. "You're helping other people and you get to see the immediate impact of what you're doing."
  • Seattle Jewish Community Ukraine Challenge (4/1/2022) - Double your dollars for Ukrainian children and families through the Seattle Jewish Community Ukraine Challenge today! Now through April 30, every dollar you contribute to the Challenge will be matched dollar for dollar, DOUBLING your donation.
  • Hitting the Trails (1/20/2022) - On Monday local teens gathered to clean local trails for Tu B’Shevat and Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Enjoy these photos from our Mitzvah Corps day of service.
  • Celebrating Hanukkah (12/6/2021) - 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.


Mitzvah Corps

The SJCC’s volunteer program, Mitzvah Corps, addresses the needs of our local community through volunteer opportunities and outreach programs where neighbors can help neighbors. Come together this winter and join us for our Volunteer Challenge! Learn more >>

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