The Secular Jewish Circle of Puget Sound (SJC) has been a vibrant, independent, and diverse community since 1994. At SJC, Judaism thrives through holiday celebrations, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs ceremonies, a culture-based Sunday school for children, book club, dinners, outdoor family events, and social action. Our intergenerational community includes Jewish individuals and couples, children, interfaith and multi-cultural families, [...]
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 to celebrate Shabbat. Supervised childcare is available. Holidays – we celebrate Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Chanukah, Tu b’Shevat and Purim. Events are open [...]
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 [...]
(Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur) Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur arrive in early September this year. While just a moment in time, the great gift of these holidays is that their teachings can guide us throughout the year, helping us to more fully integrate our Jewishness into everyday life. The traditions and teachings of [...]
Join us for SJC rummage sale coming up on June 1st! Rummage sale will take place in the Wedgewood neighborhood (35th Ave NE and 80th Ave NE). If you’d like to donate items, they need to be in good condition. Please no beds or electronic devices. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions about what is o.k. to donate. You can [...]
We are going to try something fun for the little people in SJC and their friends- a Tot Shabbat. The idea is, we have a playdate and include elements of Shabbat into our time. We’re still working out the details like location and content, but the plan is to include singing and ritual foods into [...]
Our next Shabbat will take place on June 14, 2013 at 6 p.m. Please join us! Contact email@example.com for info.
The Jewish Studies group–also known as the book group–will next meet on Sunday afternoon, 3:30, May 26th, in Seattle. We will be discussing Diane Ackerman’s The Zookeeper’s Wife. For more information and location: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.