Kadima Reconstructionist Community builds vibrant, purposeful, learning community for Jews and our allies. Committed to racial, economic and gender justice, we bridge spirituality and social justice through Shabbat and holiday celebration, inter-generational learning, and solidarity work with #blacklivesmatter and movements to end the Israeli occupation.
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Kadima Radical Community Auction
The Force Awakens
Saturday, April 29, 2017, 5 - 9:30 pm
Lakewood Seward Park Community Center
Celebrate this Star Wars themed evening with live music, a silent and live auction, and a Faces of the Moon photo booth. Let us feast, booze, and schmooze! Costumes encouraged, but not required.
Sliding Scale Tickets now available!
$118 - Bring yourself and a teacher
$72 pp - Han Solo - "The Force is strong in my family"
$54 pp - Kylo Ren - "You know what I've come for"
$36 pp - Rey - "We could use your help"
or, Donate $5-$500 to our Community Ticket Fund and share the force with others who wish to attend.
RSVP Required - No ticket sales at the door.
Give a Kosher Food Gift to Families in Need
Kadima, 832 32nd Ave, 98122
Now - Through March 26th
Kadima is currently collecting Kosher Passover foods for Jewish Families in need through Jewish Family Services Food Bank. Bring along your favorite kosher item and leave it in the collection bin at Madrona Commons.
Adult Hebrew Reading Class - 7 part series
Kadima, 832 32nd Ave, 98122
Tuesdays, February 7 - March 28 (no class on Feb 21)
7 - 8 pm
Kadima board member (and Kadima's current experienced Hebrew teacher), Suzie Hellerstein will be offering a 7 class series for adults interested in working on their Hebrew reading skills (this will not be a writing or conversation skills class). Please RSVP to register at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In Every Generation-A Jewish Call to Showing Up: Hineini
Kadima Passover Seder
Sunday, April 16, 6:00 pm
Prospect UCC, 1919 E Prospect St, 98112
Suggested Minimum Donation $10
Please RSVP to reserve your space at the table
As Jews, we draw on our past, our tradition, our wisdom and our people's history to pursue justice and seek peace. Join us for this community-led Seder as we bridge the ancient and the new, build broad, deep community, and remind ourselves of the power of showing up for ourselves and for others.
We ask everyone to bring a food dish* to share that feeds at least 10 people. Please use the first letter of your last name and bring one of the following items:
A-G dairy free dessert
H-N vegetarian, dairy free entree
O-S prepared chicken pieces or chicken entree
T-Z side dish or salad without dairy.
In addition to the potluck item please sign up to bring a ritual item or volunteer to make the Seder come to life.
*Food Guidelines for the Seder: This will be a Kosher-style meat meal. Please add no dairy whatsoever (including butter). Passover food preparation and traditions from Mizrachi, Sephardi, or Ashkenazi heritage are welcome.
Faces of the Moon
Kadima Community Shabbat
Kadima, 832 32nd Ave, 98122
Saturday, April 1, 9 - 11 am
Join us for Shabbat morning with Kadima from 9-11am. More details to come..
All ages, backgrounds, relationships with Judaism and Jewishness. We are an affirming and welcoming community proud of LGBTQ leadership and participants, anti-racist in learning and practice, and use our positions in society to fight all oppression particularly in the US and Israel.
From Purim to Pesach:
Living Jewishly Through Times of Conflict
Victrola Coffee, 411 15th Ave E, Seattle - back study room
Sundays, April 2, 9 - 12:45 - 2:30 pm
Please RSVP to Karen Wolkofsky
Please join us as we come together to explore how to navigate these divisive times. We will explore texts from the book of Exodus and the layers of Jewish traditional commentary throughout history looking for relevance to issues of our current times. This inclusive, anti-racist learning educational series is suitable for beginners, elder/seasoned learners, people considering conversion, those interested in learning about Judaism, or those who just feel Jew-“ish.”
Pacific Northwest Community Shabbaton
Camp Solomon Schecter near Olympia, WA
May 5 - 7, 2017
A stimulating and fun-filled Shabbaton with programs for all ages! Celebrate Shabbat in a beautiful natural setting with members of the 5 Pacific Northwest Reconstructionist Congregations. There will be communal meals, Shabbat services, and communal study. Joel Heckler will teach on the power of Kabbaluh in Jewish tradition, and Elsie Stern on evolving beliefs about God, Torah, and Israel. Enjoy singing, dancing, nature programs, campfires, and more!
Middle East Peace Camp for Kids
University of Washington
July 24 - 29th, 2017
The Middle East Peace Camp for Children (MEPC) is a grassroots coalition of Arab and Jewish communities and our friends. Kadima is one of the three co-founders of the MEPC. MEPC is dedicated to embracing our common humanity while empowering youth through education, recreation, and leadership development. The camp takes a multifaceted approach to teaching the values of peacemaking through a focus on conflict resolution and human rights using creative arts, science, music, dance, sports, and language activities. We plant seeds of friendship and fun while emphasizing our commonalities and celebrating our differences! MEPC is a week-long summer day camp.
VOLUNTEER for the AUCTION!
Would you like to help with the auction? Kadima is currently seeking volunteers to help us procure items for our 2017 Auction. Do you have a skill set that you would like to volunteer? Do you like tracking down donations on foot or via the phone or email? We can use your help!
Download the form below and email the information to Office@Kadima.org, or send it in the mail to 832 32nd Ave, Seattle, WA 98122. Or, click on the online procurement link below to fill out our online form.