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Golden Ticket Raffle

Purchase one of only 50 golden tickets for $100. If your name is drawn, you’ll choose from any item in tonight’s live auction. No restrictions!


It’s easy and fun to participate in this year’s raffle! Purchase unlimited tickets for $18 each. The winner chooses from a $250 gift card to University Village or two all-access passes to the 2019 Seattle Jewish Film Festival.

Parents’ Game Night

Join SJCS friends for an evening of casual gaming, food, drinks and lots of laughter. We’ll break out contemporary card games, new and classic board games and whatever else strikes our fancy!

Parents’ Night Out

Join us for an evening of dinner, drinks and dessert – the three D’s of any successful gathering! Catch up with old friends and meet many new ones at the beautiful Wedgwood home of Miryam Frieder and Don Doering.

Sunday Ice Cream Cruise with SJCS Teachers

Students and families will love this 45-50 minute tour of the Lake Union floating homes and house boats, SPY SHIPS, Gas Works Park and the Sleepless in Seattle houseboat. The tour includes a humorous narration of old Seattle…and ice cream!

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1. Day on the Water SportBoat Cruise

Can anything beat Seattle summers? Spend four spectacular hours boating on Lake Washington on a brand new luxury Cobalt SportBoat. Enjoy cruising or bring a picnic to enjoy on the water. When you’re through, dock at Daniel’s Broiler in either Leschi or Lake Union and enjoy a $250 gift card to Schwartz Brothers Restaurants.

2. Instant Wine Cellar

L’Chaim! Wine lovers, this one’s for you! This package includes a complimentary wine tasting for 8 at the Sparkman Cellars tasting room in Woodinville, plus a magnum of Sparkman Cellars Wilderness Red Blend. Add in an annual membership to McCarthy & Schiering’s Vintage Select Buyer’s club with discounts and monthly tasting events at their Ravenna and Queen Anne shops and finally, a mixed case of wines from our own Chateau Ste. Michelle

3a. Gan Class Project: Loving Hands

A collaborative finger-painted masterpiece by our Gan students portraying a message of love and inclusiveness through the words Ani L’Dodi V’Dodi Li in Hebrew, English, and Israeli Sign Language.

3b. Gan Class Project: Tikkun Olam

A unique double-sided watercolor and mixed paper creation by Gan set in a floating frame, representing love, joy and peace. Together, with our community, we are repairing the world.

4. Seabrook Coastal Getaway

Escape to Seabrook on the beautiful Washington coast! You and up to 9 additional guests will stay at “Red Sky at Night,” a beautiful, dog-friendly home that sleeps 10! In between time at the beach, enjoy dinner at Frontagers Pizza, a $150 credit to Spa Elizabeth and Wine Happy Hour at Stowaway Wine Bar.

5. First Grade Class Project: Happy

A beautiful piece to hang on your wall or keep you warm at night, this precious Star of David quilt was lovingly crafted by our own first grade class using cutouts from baby clothing.

6. Classical Fall Soiree

Enjoy a private, in-home concert performed by professionally-trained cellist Louie Richmond and pianist Dr. Al Berg. Appetizers, dessert and wine provided by Karen Binder of Madison Park Catering. The ideal fall afternoon with friends!

7. The Ultimate Seattle Sports Package

Sports fans, clear your calendars — you’ll be busy this summer and fall! This package includes 2 Terrace Club seats to a 2018 Seahawks game, plus 2 sideline passes. Next, you’ll enjoy tickets to 3 2018 Mariners games (one set on the Terrace Level) and finally, 2 tickets to the May 26, 2018 Sounders game, plus 2 sideline passes. Game on!

8. Fourth Grade Class Project: Lasting Impressions

Timeless Judaic symbols passed down through generations are embossed on metal by this newest generation of Ilanot. Each student’s most meaningful symbol is embossed onto copper and aluminum plates mounted on wood.

9. East Meets West

Experience the best of Seattle and Bellevue hospitality! On the Seattle side, enjoy 2 consecutive nights at Sheraton Seattle Hotel, plus contemporary French cuisine from celebrated “Chef in the Hat” Thierry Rautureau for 4 at Loulay. For your second night, dine at romantic Il Bistro Italian restaurant at Pike Place Market. Ready to travel east? Escape to the W Bellevue for a one-night stay in a fabulous King room and dine at award-winning seafood restaurant, Pearl.

10. Second/Third Grade Class Project: Our Community

This stunning masterpiece of mixed media on wood depicts our community – buildings, people, institutions and landmarks – through our students’ eyes.

11. Hamilton. ‘Nuff Said

It’s the smash hit we can’t get enough of! Take off for the Windy City with two tickets to Hamilton at the CIBC Theatre. Four Delta Air Lines Main Cabin tickets (good for anywhere in the continental US) let friends join in the adventure.

Winner must provide donor with three preferred performances, each in the same month, 60 days before the first desired date. Delta Air Lines ticket vouchers can be used for travel within the US48 on a Delta operated flight and are redeemed at Tickets are valid one year from the date of issue in Main Cabin and are based on flight availability. Winners are responsible for taxes and fees upon booking. Not eligible for upgrades or SkyMiles mileage accrual.

12. Yael’s Famous Feast

Join professionally-trained chef Yael Sachs and SJCS friends for an evening of Mediterranean delicacies, featuring tapas and appetizers, a Lebanese-inspired main course, plus Turkish coffee and Moroccan mint tea to end the evening. Ask anyone who’s been — this evening is not to be missed!

13. Seattle Romance

Enjoy a romantic night out and connect over an amazing meal at Seattle’s James Beard Award-Winning Canlis Restaurant. You’ll be wowed by their legendary service and outstanding cuisine. After dinner, head to Seattle’s Maxwell Hotel for the night. Refresh the next day with $150 worth of services for men and women at Matthew Steele Salon Spa.

14. Let’s Party!

All you party people — this one’s for you! Treat 10 friends to a movie and popcorn at Ballard’s Majestic Bay Theatre. Then, choose a group you really trust for an afternoon at Seattle’s Puzzle Break escape room experience. Up for more? How about a bouncy house afternoon in your own backyard, with Pagliacci pizzas and a gift card to QFC to round things out!

15. Lopez Island Escape

Just 100 miles north of Seattle, Lopez Island is a quiet treasure of beaches, hiking and biking trails, cozy farms and tranquil views of mountain ranges. Accessible only by private boat, plane or WA State Ferry, the “Jewel of the San Juan Islands” is a bicyclist’s paradise and a beachcomber’s dream. Enjoy the island way of life for four nights, including accommodations in a private home sleeping 4-6 people.

16. Dine Out for a Year

Who wants to hear “what’s for dinner?” again? This package is chock full of gift cards to favorite restaurants all over Seattle — enjoy your old standbys and try some place new!

17. Camp Frenzy

Summer is for Jewish overnight camp! Bid on offerings from the Northwest’s premiere summer camps.

  • Camp Solomon Schechter: Choose from Session Katan #1 (4 days/3 nights), July 1-4, 2018 for rising 1st or 2nd graders OR Session Katan #2 (4 days/3 nights), July 16-19, 2018
  • Camp Solomon Schechter: Session Aleph Sheni, July 16-22, 2018. This week long session is the perfect introduction for the younger or first time camper, entering grades 2-4. – 1005
  • URJ Camp Kalsman: Apply one week’s worth of tuition to any Camp Kalsman session.

18. Fifth Grade Class Project: Pointing the Way

Our fifth graders have each created a Yad (literally “hand”) that is traditionally used as a pointer to follow text when reading the Torah. Each student drew their own hand and decorated it, then attached them to wooden dowels which they painted and embellished with string, wire, copper foil, and small jewels. The students’ Yadayim have been divided into two groupings of seven, mounted as wall hangings, each approximately 26” by 20”

19. Seattle Showtime

Enjoy 2 nights in downtown Seattle — a night for the family and a night for just you! First up, 4 tickets to “The Color Purple”at the Paramount Theater, including VIP access to the private Paramount Club. (June 27- July 1, 2018) Before the show, enjoy dinner at Sansei Seafood & Sushi Bar. Next, stash the kids and enjoy dinner for 2 at the James Beard Award Winning favorite, Wild Ginger, followed by a show of your choice at the award-winning Triple Door.

20. Break The Fast

It’s Yom Kippur, you’ve spent the day in prayer and contemplation. Now, without a further thought, you and your guests can enjoy a sumptuous meal with a spread from Eltana Bagel and a gift card from Pure Food Fish in Pike Place Market (smoked salmon and more!). Plus, start the new year right with a loaf of bread from Essential Baking company every month for a year and a gift card to QFC.