Orthodox Resources in Seattle
Seattle has a variety of Orthodox synagogues, including Ashkenaz, Chabad and Sephardic. Some of our congregations have been serving the community for over 100 years. http://seattlevaad.org/community-resources/ Click on “Synagogues” tab.
When it comes to education, Seattle offers an excellent choice of highly ranked Jewish schools offering Judaic and secular studies.http://seattlevaad.org/community-resources/ Click on “Jewish Schools” tab.
For eat-in or takeout, there are several options to choose from as well as catering services for your next simcha. http://seattlevaad.org/kosher-portfolio/ Click on the “Restaurants” tab.
There are several supermarkets, grocery stores and specialty stores conveniently located throughout the city featuring kosher packaged goods, local products as well as fresh meat and fish. Be sure to check the Seattle Va’ad (link below) for current kashrus news. http://seattlevaad.org/kosher-portfolio/ Click on the “Grocery” tab.
Seattle has three eruvim: one is in the Seward Park neighborhood, one in the north end, and one on Mercer Island. Be sure to check the status prior to Shabbos at the following eruv websites:
Seward Park - https://www.sewardparkeruv.org/
Mercer Island - https://www.islandsynagogue.org/eruv-map.html
Seattle Jewish Wall Calendar
Click Here to send an email to request a copy of the The Kent Swigard Team’s annual wall calendar, including local candle lighting times and key community phone numbers.
There are three mikvaot in Seattle: in Seward Park, the north end and on the east side. For hours, phone numbers and further information: http://seattlevaad.org/community-resources/ Click on the “Life Cycle/Ritual” tab.
Seattle is well known for its hospitality. For those who need a place for Shabbat, kindly call as much in advance of your visit as possible, to give hosts time to prepare for your visit. http://seattlevaad.org/community-resources/ Click on “Hospitality” tab.
The Seattle Kollel offers Jewish learning for every level at its facility in Seward Park, at the West Seattle Torah Learning Center and at locations throughout the city and beyond. See the website for classes, programs and other opportunities: http://www.seattlekollel.org/new/home.php
The Va’ad HaRabanim of Greater Seattle provides a variety of services including kashrut supervision, updates, general information and rabbinic resources for specific information. http://www.seattlevaad.org/
Thoughts on The Weekly Parsha
For a vast selection of inspirational divrei Torah, here’s an excellent website: http://torah.org/learning/torahportion.php3
The Seattle Jewish Bulletin Board
This board is for people to list items for sale, things they want to donate, things they are seeking (not mates…), kashrut finds, employment notices, Simcha announcements and general announcements about upcoming events of specific interest to the Orthodox Jewish community. To take a look, click here