About Us


Since 1994, The Secular Jewish Circle of Puget Sound (SJC) has been a vibrant, independent, and diverse community – really a family of like-minded Jewish individuals – who come together because we feel a connection to Jewish identity, values and culture but prefer a non-theistic, humanist approach. At SJC, our Judaism thrives through holiday celebrations, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs […]



As a Secular Jewish Circle member there are many wonderful events to attend.  Here is a list of our ongoing events: Shabbat – members and guests gather one Friday each month for a humanistic Shabbat ritual, enjoy dinner together and participate in a program based on culture, politics or social activism.  These programs are often […]



The Secular Jewish Circle is committed to education for both adults and children. For adults, SJC hosts a monthly Schmere and Schmooze discussion group and a book group.  Schmere and Schmooze blends presentations from Jewish leaders, discussions on a wide range of topics, and food!  The monthly book group reads fascinating works and comes together for a […]

Event Calendar

Upcoming Events

  • Join Us for Upcoming Events!

    Remember to contact us for locations: info@secularjewishcircle.org or call us (206) 528-1944   Shabbat Gathering Friday, Jan 30 6 pm – 9 pm Did you love When Harry Met Sally? Then you’ll enjoy our next Shabbat Gathering this Friday! We’ll be celebrating the life and influence of Nora Ephron, who wrote and produced movies like When Harry Met Sally, Sleepless […]

  • Membership 2014-15

    Joining SJC is EASY! Just print out the Membership Form 2014-15 (in Adobe Acrobat format) and send it in with a check for the membership fee to:  SJC, PMB 367,  117 East Louisa Street Seattle, WA 98102 with payment. The new year started on August 1, 2014.