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 It’s time for our first Shabbat gathering! Friday, October 24, 6:30 – 9 pm Jane Isenberg, local author discusses her book, The Bones and the Book, a mystery about a young Jewish immigrant set, in part, in Seattle; then we’ll discuss Seattle Jewish history. Doors […]

  • 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.