Samis Blog

April 20, 2021

Meet Our Grantees and Partners in Israel!

March 22, 2021

Samis Isn’t Going to Go It Alone

The Samis Foundation’s strategic plan highlights data-driven solutions, transparency, and collaboration for Jewish educational experiences in Seattle. Samis Isn’t Going to Go It Alone By: Emily […]
March 11, 2021

Samis Foundation Announces New Strategic Plan

Largest Jewish Philanthropic Foundation in Washington State Announces Bold New Strategic Plan Samis Foundation Using Data-Driven Insights to Plan Future Philanthropy SEATTLE, March 11, 2021 – […]
January 29, 2021

Winning It Together

Winning It Together Local Jewish day schools went against the grain and opened in person while public schools stayed remote. None to date have become super-spreaders. […]
November 6, 2020

The Time is Now for Future Planning in Jewish Education

An Existential Crisis for Jewish Schools By Melissa Rivkin & Ariel Lapson It’s not easy to plan decades into the future when the moment we’re in […]
November 6, 2020

Samis Grants $768,000 in Response to COVID-19

*Jewish Agency beneficiary receiving laptop to study at home during COVID-19 pandemic in Israel. Photo credit: Peggy Peyker SAMIS GRANTS $768,000 IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19 The […]