Dinner and exhibition in honor of Raoul Wallenberg
Thursday, December 6 at 5:30 p.m.
Raoul Wallenberg, the Swedish diplomat who helped save thousands of Jews from the Nazis, would have turned 100 on August 4. In honor of his service, the 18th annual Raoul Wallenberg dinner will feature keynote speaker Ingrid Carlberg, an award-winning author and journalist who wrote the comprehensive biography on Wallenberg, “There is a Room Here Waiting for You.” At the Nordic Heritage Museum, 3014 NW 67th St., Seattle. Tickets are $45 for members of co-sponsoring organizations, $50 for non-members. Please make reservations by contacting the Nordic Heritage Museum at 206-789-5707, ext.10 or RSVP@nordicmuseum.org.
Drash accepting submissions
Local Jewish literary journal “Drash: Northwest Mosaic Volume 7” will return in late May 2013. Drash invites everyone from established literary artists to those new to the writing business to submit pieces related to Judaism and the Northwest. Submissions must be mailed or emailed by December 15, and writers will be contacted by the end of January. For more information and guidelines, visit www.templebetham.org/music/drash.
Leadership 1000 Scholarship applications available in January
The Leadership 1000 Scholarship application will be available in January for students who plan to attend or currently attend an eligible four-year college or university in Washington State. To qualify, students must be Washington State residents, plan to enroll as a freshman, sophomore or junior in fall 2013, plan to file a FAFSA, maintain a GPA of at least 2.75, and meet financial need criteria. Other conditions apply. For more information, contact Vickie Rekow at 425-679-5549 or visit www.collegesuccessfoundation.org.
Wednesday, December 5, 5:30–8 p.m.
J-Tech, a program of the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle and Startup Seattle, connects tech professionals with the Jewish community and one another. Norm Judah, CTO of Microsoft Worldwide Services, will talk about what it’s like being at the top of an international, multi-billion–dollar corporation. Doors open at 5:30, schmoozing with snacks and an open bar commences at 6, and Judah will speak at 6:45, with a Q and A to follow.
At The Easy at Founders Co-op/TechStars, 511 Boren Ave. N (basement), Seattle.
Registration required at www.meetup.com/Jewish-Tech-Meetup; RSVPs checked at the door. $5. For more information, contact Michael Wardlow at MichaelW@JewishInSeattle.org, 206-774-2256, or www.JewishInSeattle.org.