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Congregation Tikvah Chadashah
1122 E. Pike Street, PMB 734
Seattle, Washington  98122


Seattle's GLBT Synagogue since 1980. Congregation Tikvah Chadashah is a chavurah-style congregation, and a member of the World Congress of Gay Lesbian and Bisexual Jewish Organizations.  We hold egalitarian chavurah services for Shabbat and holidays. All are welcome to our events, regardless of observance, religious background, ethnicity or sexual orientation.


Shabbat Services & Events

Held on the second Friday of the month at a members home.
Start at 7 PM. Those who would like to attend share a vegetarian/Dairy potluck item.

Upcoming Shabbat Services





Friday March 10, 2017 7:00 PM

Purim Party

George and Meredith's home 1606 N 53rd St

RSVP and call 206.547.3025 or e-mail for directions to their home

Upcoming Events


CTC Book Club
Join the lively dicussion of books with GLBT and Jewish themes.
Partake of vegetarian foods provided potluck style.


The Great Fire


Shirley Hazzard


Sunday March 5, 2017


5:00 PM


Merle's home

RSVP by March 3, 2017 CALL: 206.365.3956

RSVP for home Shabbat and events is required.
Please email for complete information


2nd Night Community Passover Seder



Tuesday April 11, 2017


6:00 PM


The Graham Visitors Center Washington Park Arboretum 2300 Arboretum Drive E Seattle, WA 98112
Join us at the beautiful Center Graham Visitor Center at the Arboretum.

Suggested donation $20/adult, student low income $10, and children under 13 free.
Meat potluck, no hametz please! We will provide ritual foods, juice, and wine.
Come prepared to participate, even sing. All are welcome.      

RSVP for reservations for the Passover Seder by April 7, 2017.
Please email or call 206.355.1414
for reservations and complete information. Can you help set up? Arrive a bit early.


CTC is a PROUD to Co-Sponsor Pride Shabbat 2016.

In 2016 Pride Shabbat was held at Kol HaNeshamah in West Seattle.
Pride Shabbat is open to the entire Jewish community, we celebrate Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Jews. With friends, allies, and families by our side. Pride Shabbat is an opportunity for our community to come together and share joyous and meaningful prayer in an inclusive environment that welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning Jews and their friends and families. This year more than 150 participants joined us for the Pride Shabbat service followed by an oneg Shabbat.

Of Interest

Seattle Jewish Film Festival
CTC is a proud sponsor!

Seattle Jewish Film Festival
March 25 to April 2, 2017

The film we are sponsoring this year is Who is gonna Love me now?

Seattle Jewish Chorale

Click above for details.

Look for Information about 17th Season; 2014 - 2015

Jewish Studies at University of Washington
Annual Samuel and Althea Stroum Lecture Series and Shephardic Lectures

Click logo for information about Nextbook. A gateway to Jewish literature, culture, and ideas.

The Jewish Americans
PBS Series Aired Jan 2008

Twice Blessed Links

Side A - 1.6 Mb Keshet Ga'avah:
The World Congress of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered Jews

Local Links - Gay and Jewish

Bashert the LGBT initiative of
the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle

Seattle Lesbian

Seattle Gay News

The Pacific Northwest Lesbian Archives

National Council of Jewish Women

WSJHS Washington State Jewish Historical Society

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