"Chanukah Mesiba"!

In honor of Chanukah! a special Avot Ubanim "Chanukah Mesiba"!

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Dear Parents and Kids,

In honor of Chanukah we will be having a special Avot Ubanim "Chanukah Mesiba"!

6:30-7:15 Learning Torah!

7:15-8:00 Chanukah Mesibah with:

Hot Latkes!

Decorate (and eat) your own donut!

Divrei Torah!




Great prizes!

Sponsored by Dr. Elie Levy and family

Come join us as we celebrate what Chanukah is REALLY all about!

See You there,

Rabbi Yehuda Bresler

Seattle Kollel

December 25th Learning

December 25th

10:00 am

Details coming soon!

Join us for Learning on December 25th!

Bagels at 9:45 am

Class for adults 10 am

Kids Programing 10 am

followed by Kollel on Ice! at the Highland Ice Arena 1:45 am

Kollel on Ice!

Thursday, December 25

1:45 PM - 3:15 PM

Highland Ice Arena

18005 Aurora Ave N

Shoreline 98133

Join the Seattle Kollel for an afternoon of ice skating!

Bring your family and friends for some ice excitement at the Highland Ice Arena in Shoreline.

Skate, schmooze and enjoy light refreshments and drinks.

All ages welcome.

$10/adult - $7/child

Call 206-722-8289 to join or e-mail seattlekollel@aol.com

Winter SEED!

For Boys and Girls

Monday December 29th -

Friday January 2nd

Mon - Thurs 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Friday 9:00 am - Noon

Another fabulous camp at The Seattle Kollel!

This vacation, engage your children with an array of challenging and fun activities that encourage their talents, skills and creativity. Children of all levels experience the sweetness of their heritage and its values, and helps them appreciate their unique role in Judaism, while building meaningful and lasting friendships with kids of all Jewish backgrounds.

For children grades 3 and up.

$150 a week or $35 a day

Application is required. Contact 206-722-8289

Rabbi Paysach Krohn


January 23 - 25th



You will NOT want to miss this very special guest speaker

Rabbi Krohn!

More details soon

Hebrew Crash Course

5 Mondays

at The West Seattle TLC

Nov 24 - Dec 22

7:00pm - 8:00pm

Want to learn how to read Hebrew in just a few sessions?

Don't put it off any longer, here's your chance to learn to read Hebrew...fast!

This class is offered free in conjunction with the National Jewish Outreach Project.

For more information, contact Rabbi David at 206-369-1215


The Far Side of the Talmud

Body, Soul and Afterlife

Mondays Nov 24 - Dec 22

8:00pm - 9:00pm

West Seattle TLC

The Talmud contains the wisdom of our sages on matters of Jewish thought, human nature and mystical wisdom.

These areas are know as the Agadatta are fountains of wisdom but often cloaked in parables, terse and enigmatic.

Come explore the Agatta on the subject of Body and Soul and afterlife

For more information, contact Rabbi David at 206-369-1215 westseattletlc@gmail.com

Crash Course in Judaism

5 Mondays

January 12th - February 9th

at The West Seattle TLC

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Belief in God, Jewish Observance, The Sabbath, Prayer, Sexuality.

This highly acclaimed series guarantees to give you the basic understanding of the concepts and ideals that our 3000 year tradition contains.

This Crash Course is being offered FREE!

By The West Seattle TLC in conjunction with the

National Jewish Outreach Program.

To Register:



Torah & Sports Sundays!

October 26th - March 15th

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Parents and Kids Davening led by Kids

9:00 am - 9:15 am Bagels and Coffee

9:15 am - 10:00 Learning for Kids:

Scenes and Riddles in Tanach with Rabbi Waxman

Mishna Superstars with Rabbi Steinfeld

Tanach Super Women with Mrs. Waxman and Mrs. Steinfeld

9:15 am - 10:15 am

Learning for Adults:

Journey through Halacha with Rabbi Bresler

Talmud Gitin in Depth with Rabbi David

10:00 - 11:00 am Football Leagues!

Score a touchdown every Sunday with Football Leagues in the park rain or shine. Special Sports Trips for all "Regulars"! Watch the Everett Silvertips play on November 30th.

Partners in Torah

For Women!


7:30 PM

"Jewshi" Partners in Torah for Women. Mondays October 27th - December 1st at 7:30 pm at The Seattle Kollel

Study any topic; Hebrew Reading, Parsha, Jewish Law and Ethics with a study partner. Partners in Torah Committee: Carole Azose, Sarah Brody, Rooksie David, Shirley Edelstone, Bracha Swigard. Tor arrange for a partner or for more information, contact Rooksie David at 206-790-1475 or rooksiedavid@aol.com


Saturday Nights

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

"Boys and Girls learning Torah with their Parents (and Grandparents!)".

Connect with your child in the most meaningful way possible - Learn with them! Great Food!

Weekly Prize raffles!

For more information contact Rabbi Bresler at 206.331.8767 or rabbibresler@seattlekollel.org

The Jewish Journey Year 2

25 Wednesday Evenings

October 29th - May 27th

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Life is a Trip, A Jewish Life is a Journey!

Start yours today.

Learn Judaism from Birth to Death,

From Spiritual to Physical, From Alef to Taf, From Mystical to Mundane.

An organized approach to understanding YOUR Heritage

Delve into the Timeless Wisdom of the Sages.

Sign up today! (Year 1 not required)

Click for details!

Daf Yomi

Begins Monday Oct 6th

9:15 PM

Sunday through Thursday Evenings

On Yom Tov and Shabbos Succos:

1 hour before Mincha at BCMH

Daf Yomi Masechta Yevamos

Begins Monday Oct 6th

at The Seattle Kollel.

Note: On Yom Tov and Shabbos of Succos, meets 1 hour before Mincha at BCMH.

Give yourself 121 Days and Give yourself a Siyum!

For more information or if you would like a Daf Yomi Class at a different timeof day, contact Rabbi Avrohom David rabbiavrohomdavid@gmail.com


Daf HaYomi B'Halacha

Sunday through Thursday

8:00 pm

The Mishna Berura is a commentary on Orach Chayim, the first section

of the Shulchan Aruch. We are now studying Hilchos Succos.

Join us at The Seattle Kollel or via the internet at Zoom.US.

For more information, Please contact Rabbi Meir Waxman 732-690-5961


Drawing for a Trip to Israel!

On Thursday November 27th

Neil Koseff won!!

Thank you to all who entered!

These funds are greatly needed.

Congratulations to Neil Koseff our 2014 winner!

To Donate online: visit www.seattlekollel.org

click the DONATE button

Lunch and Learn


12 noon to 1 pm

Temporarily at Robert Gladstein's office, 9675 SE 36th St, Suite #105

With Rabbi Ben Hassan

[call to confirm schedule]

Relax at the Cafe while exploring the weekly Torah Portion, looking critically at the Parsha themes, commentaries, and their relevance to modern-day challenges and experiences.

No charge for class, delicious menu items for purchase.

To be added to our weekly e-reminders email: seattlekollel@aol.com or Rabbi Hassan at rabbihassan@sbhseattle.org

Mincha and Maariv

Mincha: 12:45 pm

begins Monday, Nov 3rd.

Maariv: 9:00 pm

Sunday - Thursday

Community Sephardic Minha in the David Hyman Beis Medrash

Joint EB-SBH-Kollel weekdays (M-Th)

12:45 pm

All are welcome, please join us.

Maariv: 9:00 pm

Sunday - Thursday

Trip to Israel for Men!

JWRP Trip to Israel for Jewish Men

November 9 - 17th, 2014


Connect to the Heritage that is yours and bring it home!

For Jewish fathers with kids at home.

For inquiries: Contact Rabbi Avrohom David rabbiavrohomdavid@gmail.com


click for cost details

Women's Trip to Israel!

For Jewish Moms


July 5 14, 2015

Connect to the Heritage that is yours and bring it home!

It's like Birthright for Jewish Mothers with kids at home.

Contact Shaindel Bresler

206-779-4373 shainbresler@yahoo.com

Join us for our next Trip June 2015

Fundraising Appeal

Thank you for your support!

General Donations

Tribute Cards

Day of Learning

Monthly Donations

The Seattle Kollel provides excellence in Jewish Education for All Jews at Every Level!

DONATIONS ARE GREATLY NEEDED to continue our variety of classes and programing. Please support The Seattle Kollel today with your donation!

Click the DONATE button to the left; Call with a credit card; or Mail in your checks today.


'Day of Learning" sponsorship opportunities are available.

Torah study by the Seattle Kollel Rabbis within the Kollel classes and Beit Midrash may serve as a merit for your loved one.

Day of Learning........$180.00

Week of Learning.....$1,000.00

Month of Learning....$3,600.00

To sponsor, please contact Rabbi David 206-369-1215 rabbiavrohomdavid@gmail.com

Brunch and Learn Sundays

At The Kollel

8:00 am - 10:30 am


8 am Shachris continues

Start your family's week with nutrition for the soul!

8:00 AM "Minyaneers" Tefilla led by kids

8:50 AM Bagels, Danishes, Coffee

9:15 AM - 10:15 AM Classes.

Classes for KIDS:

Rabbi Waxman learning with Older boys: A Midrash and A Maaseh

Come learn the timeless Midrashic lessons from the Parsha as they come alive thru meaningful and powerful stories.

Rabbi Steinfeld learning with Younger boys.

Mrs. Waxman and Mrs. Groysman learning with Girls: Tanach Super Women

Classes for ADULTS:

Rabbi Bresler: Journey Through Halacha: We will pick a topic and go through the pertinent sources from the top down- Chumash to Talmud

to Rishonim to Later Authorities- along with modern applications and practical insights. We will be focusing in particular on those laws that deal with interpersonal relationships.

Rabbi David: Advanced Talmud: Tractate Gittin for men

For more information or questions call 206-722-8289. No Charge.

Sponsor a Week's Program in honor of a loved one for

Classes for Women

Sunday Evening

7:30 PM at the Kollel


Wednesday Noon

Private Home Mercer Island

Join us for Women's Only Classes:

"Jewish Ethics and Philosophy" with

Rabbi Avrohom David

Sunday Evenings

7:30 PM at the Kollel

RSVP: 206-369-1215 rabbiavrohomdavid@gmail.com

"Torah With a Twist" with

Rabbi Yehuda Bresler

Wednesdays at 12 PM

Private Home on Mercer Island

Questions and Location call:



Climbing The Summit

Class for Seniors

The Summit At First Hill

1200 University St, 98101

Bi monthly

Climbing The Summit- Fascinating Torah Insights From a Mature Perspective As a senior, you have a wealth of knowledge and experience about life. The Torah contains the wisdom of the ages. Combine both for an amazingone two punch of enlightenment. Join this dynamic bi-monthly Torah class given by Rabbi Meir Waxman of the Seattle Kollel.

For more information and schedule contact 732-690-5961 or rabbiwaxman@gmail.com

Rabbi Mansour Weekly

Video Shiur


8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

at The Seattle Kollel

You don't have to be Sephardic to love Rabbi Mansour   Come enjoy the beauty of Torah with this weekly Satellite Video Presentation.

Art Exhibit and Sale

Rabbi Yonah Weinrib's Art Pieces are currently on display at The Seattle Kollel.

You are invited to tour the walls of The Seattle Kollel to view his exquisite artwork. Rabbi Yonah Weinrib is a world renown artist and calligrapher who specializes in elaborate, researched based manuscript illumination.

These samples are for sale, or we will assist you in ordering beautifully framed original pieces. All sales benefit the Kollel.

West Seattle TLC

West Seattle

Torah Learning Center

Your Jewish Family in West Seattle.

Join us for Shabbat and Holiday Programing as well as other West Seattle Classes and Events.

Contact 206-722-8289 info@seattlekollel.org to be added to this E-Newsletter.


Jewish Student Experience UW

Welcome To the Jewish Student Experience at University of Washington!

The JSE at UW welcomes you to a year of opportunities! Find YOUR place, right here...Inspiration. Soul food. Israel Trips. Friendship. Hebrew classes. Retreats. Torah wisdom. A place to just chill. And of course, our famously gourmet Shabbat cuisine!

Contact Rabbi Aaron Steinfeld thejserabbi@gmail.com


Daf Yummy Cookbooks



$20.00 each or

Set of 2 (one of each) $36.00

We will happily mail for an additional $4.00 each!

From the kitchens of The Seattle Kollel   we are proud to present:

DAF YUMMY COOKBOOKS a unique and delicious Fundraiser.

Marion Davis BBQ Sauce!

Marian Davis BBQ Sauce - fabulous on chicken, beef, fish, and vegetables!

$5 bottle, $24 Tub, or case of 12 bottles for $55.00.

All profits of the BBQ sauce now go to the Seattle Kollel.

Bottles are available at the Kollel, AffordableKosher.com, Mutual Fish in S. Seattle, and other fine stores or at http://thesauceguy.biz to purchase or the list of stores around the USA.

Our Mission and Our Vision

OUR VISION: To be an excellent community focused organization, dedicated to continuous Torah Education in Seattle, which attracts, welcomes, and inspires every Jewish person to continually increase his or her knowledge of Torah, thereby enhancing Jewish life and strengthening Jewish continuity throughout the Pacific Northwest. JEWISH LEARNING FOR EVERY LEVEL! All Jews are welcome.


Kollel Staff

Contact Information

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5305 52nd Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98118
Phone: (206) 722-8289