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  • Marysville-Pilchuck rampage baffles Native American community

    October 27, 2014 | 9:54 am

    Members of a tight-knit Native American community in Washington state were struggling on Sunday to comprehend how a life-long friendship among cousins ended with one of them gunning down the other two, along with three friends, in a high school cafeteria.

    The shooter and one...

  • Three dead, including gunman, in shooting at Washington high school

    October 24, 2014 | 11:52 am

    UPDATE 10/27: Another victim, 14-year-old Gia Soriano, died on Sunday evening, an area hospital said.


     

    A student opened fire at his Washington state high school on Friday, killing one person, wounding at least four others and spreading panic among students who scrambled...

  • U. of Washington Hillel evacuated after fired worker’s explosive threat

    February 11, 2014 | 10:44 am

    Hillel at the University of Washington was evacuated after a fired employee allegedly threatened to cause an explosion in the building.

    Police shut down streets in Seattle’s University District Monday afternoon after receiving a call from employees about the threats. No one was...

  • Seattle panel nixes meeting with Israeli gays over ‘pinkwashing’

    March 20, 2012 | 10:59 am

    A Seattle commission that represents the gay community canceled a meeting with gay Israeli leaders over Israel’s treatment of the Palestinians.

    The Seattle LBGT Commission canceled the March 16 City Hall reception the night before after pressure from some members of the gay...

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  • Seattle county does not have to run Israel ‘war crimes’ ad, judge rules

    February 22, 2011 | 10:10 am

    A federal judge in Seattle ruled that King County, Wash., did not violate the First Amendment rights of a pro-Palestinian group when it refused to run an Israel ‘War Crimes’ ad campaign.

    Judge Richard Jones on Feb. 18 denied a request to force the Metro Transit system to run the...

  • Counter ads for Seattle buses submitted

    December 22, 2010 | 11:12 am

    The American Freedom Defense Initiative has submitted two advertisements to the Seattle transit company to counter an anti-Israel advertising campaign on the city’s buses.

    The ads from the group’s Stop Islamization of America program come in response to a campaign by the Seattle...

  • Seattle buses to carry ‘Israeli war crimes’ ads

    December 20, 2010 | 1:05 pm

    Buses in downtown Seattle will carry advertisements about “Israeli war crimes” to mark the second year since the Gaza war.

    The Seattle Midwest Awareness Campaign has paid $1,794 to place the advertisements on 12 buses beginning Dec. 27, the day Israel entered Gaza to stop rocket...

  • Vandals attack Seattle-area Jewish high school

    September 21, 2010 | 1:25 pm

    A Jewish high school in Washington State was defaced with anti-Semitic graffiti.

    The epithets in orange, blue and gray paint on the Northwest Yeshiva High School on Mercer Island included swastikas and references to gas chambers, the Seattle Times reported. The attack occurred late...

  • Seattle synagogues defaced with swastikas

    September 15, 2009 | 3:55 pm

    Unknown vandals painted red swastikas on two Seattle-area synagogues.

    The swastikas and the phrase “4th Riech” (sic) were painted late Saturday night or early Sunday morning, police and synagogue members told the Seattle Times.

    The word Nazi and at least eight other swastikas also were painted on a sidewalk and driveway in the area, Bikur Cholim Machzikay Hadath member Sarah Rivkin told the newspaper.

    Congregants at Bikur Cholim Machzikay Hadath and the Sephardic Bikur Holim Congregation were attending Selichot services during the incident.

  • Judge declares mistrial in Seattle Jewish Federation shooting case

    June 6, 2008 | 11:21 am

    SEATTLE (JTA)—A judge declared a mistrial in the case of the gunman who shot up the offices of this city’s Jewish federation.

    The King County prosecutor vowed to retry Naveed Haq, 32, who claimed he was not guilty by reason of insanity.

    The jury said it could not agree on all but...

  • Do you ‘mommy’ your hubby?

    By Shoshana Lewin Fischer

    June 4, 2008 | 2:28 pm

    I came across an article recently called “Do You Mommy Your Husband?

      Women find themselves mothering their husbands because of societal pressures to be the ultimate woman, says Pepper Schwartz, a sociology professor at the University of Washington in Seattle.

      “We’ve...

  • Should charity for the homeless begin at home?

    By David Klinghoffer

    July 26, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Among Jews and Christians, there is much confusion about the Bible's preferred course for addressing the needs of poor Americans, the dominant assumption being that support for the impoverished is a public responsibility.

    Recently, the issue came up in the Seattle suburb where I...

  • Communities on Alert After Seattle Shootings

    By Sue Fishkoff

    August 3, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Jewish communities are being urged to remain vigilant, be in touch with police and other law enforcement agencies and review their security arrangements after a fatal shooting at Seattle's Jewish federation offices. The alleged gunman, identified by police as Naveed Afzal Haq, said...

  • Create a Bridal Look That’s Made for You

    By Donna Gordon Blankinship

    November 11, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    The ornately beaded gown spent decades wrapped in a sheet from the time grandma was a bride until her granddaughter walked down the aisle.

    Both brides were beautiful and the dress was a focal point each time, thanks to the loving restoration work by dressmaker Camila Sigelmann, who...

  • Jack Spitzer

    August 12, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Jack Spitzer, an international Jewish leader and prominent Mercer Island banker and philanthropist, died Saturday, July 31) after suffering a cardiac arrest several days earlier. He was 86.

    An Israeli university, King County libraries, black South Africans who wanted to become...

  • Seattle Reform Camp Gets L.A. Support

    By Donna Gordon Blankinship

    May 27, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Reform Jewish parents from the Pacific Northwest who are not willing to put their children on an airplane or drive 15 hours to California so they can go to camp will have an alternative by summer 2005, thanks to the generosity of a Los Angeles family.

    The Kalsman-Levy family has...

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