Writers

The Seatelon writers in alphabetical order:

Nurit Asnash – “A cake for Shabat”, delicious cakes and little stories.

Erez Benari – “It rains here”, a guide for newcomers to the Seattle area.

Erez, originally from Haifa, has been a resident of Puget Sound since 2008. He works for Microsoft as an information security engineer and is an avid writer and artist. Back in Israel, Benari has written for many popular publications including Maariv, Calcalist, Walla and Mako. In the US, Benari has written for JTNews, TechFlash, Bellevue Business Journal and the Federation’s Jewish in Seattle Magazine. In his spare time, he volunteers for Akim, creates steampunk art works and performs stand-up comedy.

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About

The Seatelon is the Israeli community of greater Seattle newsletter and blog.

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The Seatelon is a creative and informative platform for the community members, it promotes local business owners and advertises community events as well as Israeli shows and artists in the area.

The Israeli community in Seattle is a vibrant and active community, though modest in size, only a couple of thousands, per different estimations. Most of the community members live in Seattle’s suburbs, mainly on the Eastside, the suburbs cities east of Seattle and across lake Washington, such as Redmond, Bellevue, Kirkland, Sammamish and Issaquah. Many relocate to the area due to work, especially for one small software company or to maybe to study in the University and stay for a couple years or decades.

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