About Us


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 […]



As a Secular Jewish Circle member there are many wonderful events to attend.  Here is a list of our ongoing events:  (Please note SJC events strive to be a fragrance-free environment. Please refrain from using scented personal care, laundry, and cleaning products. “Thank you for your consideration of others who suffer allergies and reactions to fragrances.) […]



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

  • matthews beach

    BYO-Picnic at Matthews Beach

    Sunday, August 10 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.  we’ll start the year with a fun summer bring-your-own-picnic at Matthews Beach. Directions: Northbound: Take I-5 North to LAKE CITY WY NE (HWY 522). Head northeast for 1.6 miles, turn right on NE 95TH ST for 1.3 miles Turn right on SAND POINT WY NE for […]

  • Seeking Secular Jewish Sunday School Teacher (Mercer Island)

    Please email a resume to info@secularjewishcircle.org if you are interested in this position. compensation: $28/hour ; there are no other benefits or compensation part-time non-profit organization Secular Jewish CircleThe Secular Jewish Circle of Puget Sound (SJC) is a non-profit organization with the mission of bringing people together to enjoy Jewish culture and community in an […]

  • Membership 2014-15

    Please print the Membership Form 2014-15, fill out, and mail to SJC, PMB 367,  117 East Louisa Street Seattle, WA 98102  with payment by August 1, 2014