Samis Blog

January 11, 2022

Washington State Jewish Historical Society and Samis Foundation Launch New Digital Exhibit and Announce Publication of Sam Israel’s Biography

Seattle, WA (January 11, 2022): The Washington State Jewish Historical Society and Samis Foundation announce the launch of Samis Foundation: Life and Legacy, the latest digital exhibit as part of the Washington Jewish […]
January 7, 2022

Day School Alumni Spotlight: Aviva Walls

School(s): Seattle Hebrew Academy (1993), Northwest Yeshiva High School (1997) How has your day school education shaped your life, values, and your involvement in the Jewish community? It never seemed […]
January 3, 2022

Samis Trustee Spotlight: Rabbi Ron-Ami Meyers

A conversation with dedicated educator and Samis Rabbinic trustee, Rabbi Ron-Ami Meyers Years of Service: 8 Did you have a personal connection to Sam Israel before joining […]
December 13, 2021

Day School Alumni Spotlight: Talya Gilman

School(s): Jewish Day School of Metropolitan Seattle (2000) How has your day school education shaped your life, values, and your involvement in the Jewish community? It was just yesterday (ok, […]
December 10, 2021

Samis Launches Data-Driven Granting Initiative

The Samis Foundation leverages the results of a new study to fund meaningful programs across the state By Emily Alhadeff Connie Kanter envisioned herself driving around Washington […]
December 8, 2021

Samis Foundation Launches First Bold Initiative Supporting Youth Enrichment and Engagement Programming in Washington State

Initiative Seeks to Increase Accessibility to Programs and Participation Rates of Jewish Youth in Experiential Education SEATTLE, December 8, 2021 – The largest Jewish philanthropy in […]