CELEBRATION ~ STUDY ~ JUSTICE
12353 8th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98125
Member Driven -- Kadima integrates life-cycle and holiday celebrations, lifelong study, and work for social justice in many dimensions. Our diverse community includes interfaith and multicultural families, single adults, and gay and lesbian members.
Reconstructionist Judaism -- Reconstructionist Judaism is a progressive, contemporary approach to Jewish life which integrates a deep respect for traditional Judaism with the insights and ideas of contemporary social, intellectual, and spiritual life.
Adult Learning -- Adult programs at Kadima include explorations of Judaism and Jewish culture, spiritual development, and social activism. No matter where Kadima adults are on the spectrum of Jewish knowledge, educational programs are available to meet their needs.
Education for Youth and Children -- We provide an integrated, anti-bias curriculum, in an atmosphere of tolerance and diversity, from preschool through high school.
Holiday and Ritual Celebrations -- Beginning with the High Holidays, and continuing through the yearly cycle of major seasonal Jewish holidays and Shabbat observations, Kadima liturgy allows members and visitors to embrace Jewish practices in ways that speak to them. Our celebrations are unique in their warmth and their inclusiveness with respect to a range of Jewish beliefs. Our community and our liturgy welcome, encourage, and support spiritual diversity.
Women's Torah Project -- Kadima commissioned the first Torah in history to be scribed and completely embellished by women, and to be literally sewn together in community. Kadima's Women's Torah and the story of its creation have captivated the minds and hearts of women, men, and Jews everywhere.
Middle East Peace Camp -- Kadima is a co-founder of this grassroots Arab and Jewish coalition which is dedicated to embracing our common humanity by empowering children and youth through education, leadership development, and play.