The Stories We Tell

The Stories We Tell

Dear Friends, My brother lives in my childhood home along with my memories . I was back in Minnesota a couple weeks ago staying in my old room. The train still shakes the house when it passes on the small rise in the backyard. The sapling we planted when I was a child now shades…

JFS Condemns Supreme Court Decision Overturning Roe v. Wade

JFS Condemns Supreme Court Decision Overturning Roe v. Wade

Jewish Family Service of Seattle stands in strong opposition to today’s Supreme Court ruling overturning the federal right to legal abortion in the United States. We are deeply troubled by the impact it will have on all our lives, but especially on the lives of the most marginalized people who live in states where abortion…

Roe v. Wade and Why it Matters to Survivors of Domestic Violence

Roe v. Wade and Why it Matters to Survivors of Domestic Violence

JFS works hard to support survivors of abuse. This is why we must work together to ensure safe, legal access to abortion care in our country.

Love in Action: JFS Statement on Uvalde

Love in Action: JFS Statement on Uvalde

What can be said that hasn’t already been said as the country continues to suffer, while our leaders seemingly refuse to find a way forward?

We Must Not Stand Idly By: JFS Statement on Buffalo

We Must Not Stand Idly By: JFS Statement on Buffalo

While we feel sorrow and anger, we must also continue to stand united in opposition to bigotry in all forms and in support of common-sense gun laws.

Inhabiting the Soul of a Stranger: Ways to Help Refugees This Passover and Beyond

Inhabiting the Soul of a Stranger: Ways to Help Refugees This Passover and Beyond

This Passover season, may we help each other welcome and know the soul of the stranger, and may we remember our stories of freedom are intertwined.

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