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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 one Friday a month at a members home.
Start at 6 PM. Those who would like to attend share a vegetarian/Dairy potluck item.

Upcoming Shabbat Services

Please come to our May in-person event 2022. COVID is still a concern and we provide for safety of people attending in person.
To minimize the risk for all who want to attend we ask: ALL THOSE WHO ATTEND ARE VACCINATED against COVID 19





August 5, 2022
7:00 PM

Shabbat & Picnic

Hosted by Andy, Peter & Bob - Capital Hill, Seattle

Please call 206-291-5495 or e-mailfor directions and RSVP

Upcoming Events


CTC Book Club
Join the lively dicussion of books with GLBT and Jewish themes.


Last King of Shanghai


Jonathan Kaufman


Friday September 30, 2022


5:30 PM


Virtual Online Meeting.
The Board has decided for everyone’s safety not to resume in person book group at this time.

RSVP to Merle Richlen 206.365.3956 for meeting link

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


If you want to attend a CTC Board Meeting
please email for complete information


High Holiday Services 2021
We held virtual evening services on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Because of increased concerns about COVID and new public health measures to prevent putting our congregation members at risk are in place we met virtually. Services were each 1 hour and erev Rosh Hashanah was followed by a virtual oneg. Thanks to all who made these services possible.



Erev YOM KIPPUR 2021

Join us to celebrate sukkot!!

2nd Night Community Passover Seder Returned in 2022
We held the event at the beautiful Urban Horticulture Center. All who attended treasured celebrating together after two years.


CTC Virtual Annual Congregational Meeting

CTC was a PROUD to Co-Sponsor Pride Shabbat 2022.

In 2022 Pride Shabbat was held in person and virtually. We were delighted that we could come together to celebrate, hear speakers and music, and share thoughts about freedom and justice for all.
Pride Shabbat is open to the community and is a celebration of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Jews, friends, families, and allies of all ages. Pride Shabbat is an critical opportunity for our community to come together and share joyous and meaningful prayer in an inclusive environment.

Of Interest

Seattle Jewish Chorale

Click above for details.

Look for Information about 24th Season; 2021 - 2022

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

Seattle's LGBTQ Center

Northwest Lesbian and Gay History Project.

National Council of Jewish Women

WSJHS Washington State Jewish Historical Society

Tikkun Olam

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