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

  • Join Us for Upcoming Autumn Events!

    SJC High Holiday Observances continues:   Erev Yom Kippur Friday, October 3, 7:30 pm in the Wallingford neighborhood No fee for members, $10 for nonmembers, no childcare provided.  Parking available.   Sukkot Saturday, October 11, 10:30 at residence of an SJC member RSVP required for this event Please contact info@secularjewishcircle.org for more information. Come one come all to celebrate Sukkot – the […]

  • 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.