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Review for Jconnect Seattle, Seattle, WA, USA

Rating: 4 stars  

JConnect is the place for Jewish post-college young adults to gather, connect with each other, learn, and pray. Personally, it has been my main connection to Jewish activities since college. I would likely be less involved and informed without it. Jconnect serves a wide range of people with a variety of services. The various rabbis attempt to build relationships with the parcitipants. I have met up with Rabbi Will specifically on several occasions for coffee, and to discuss matters Jewish, outside of any official planned activity. In years when I can't make it home for high holidays or Passover, I feel very at home in the Jconnect services and events. One of the rabbis hosts monthly mid-week lunch-time learning sessions on the Microsoft campus, which I find quite informative and interesting if a little rushed. A few years ago I attended a birthright Israel trip organized by Jconnect and consisting of entirely local members (with the exception of one, who later moved here). The experience was incredible, and I now consider a number of my fellows I met on the trip to be good friends. JConnect has so much to offer, that all but the most misanthropic anti-socialite would find at least some part of it appealing. I am grateful that Seattle has such a service to offer.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

The all-inclusive, non-judgemental attitude and variety of activities and ways to partipiate.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

Caring, enthusiastic, and genuinely interested in me.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

Role:  Client Served & I have participated in numerous events, attended services, and even visited Israel.