About Our Community

Top 10 attributes of Bellevue and the Eastside:

1)     The People: We are a small and very diverse community yet we are continuously growing in our participants and activities and programs. We take pride in being a warm and welcoming community; looking after each other and celebrating in each others happy times and G‑d forbid sad times.

2)     The Center: The Eastside Torah Center – Chabad of Bellevue, is your source for everything Jewish on the Eastside. It is a home to many hundreds of local residents who look to have a sense of community and participate in a broad spectrum of communal activities. Open 365 days of the year. We welcome Jews from all backgrounds regardless of their religiosity.

3)     Our Programs & Services: We encourage you to browse through the website and discover the broad spectrum of programs and services we offer our community. Learn about who we are and how we can facilitate your educational needs, social wants, spiritual reliance and support and simply help make your life more efficient and enjoyable.

4)     Location, Location, Location: Only minutes from the 2 major freeways, the I90 and the 520, Located right in the center of beautiful(suburban) Bellevue, WA. We are a highly residential neighborhood, yet we are in walking distance to every type of shop conceivable. From a variety of Supermarkets, with Kosher sections, including Trader Joes, Tops Food & Drug Albertson’s etc. to clothiers, book stores, coffee shops and much more. We are only minutes away from the famous Crossroads mall and only 5 minutes drive away from Factoria mall and Bellevue Square, the Pacific Northwest’s largest and most beautiful mall.

5)     Real Estate: The range of real-estate is quite large and even fascinating. From multi million dollar homes in parts, to very nice apartments for very reasonable rent prices in other parts. All the complexes have plenty of parking, are well maintained and usually have very nice amenities.

6)    Microsoft and Beyond: With an estimated more than 2,000 Jews working on the Eastside at Microsoft we are practically the Jewish Center at Microsoft. The only synagogue, Jewish social and community center within (10 minutes) walking distance. We take pride in serving the Microsoft Jewish community. We also service many employees and families whom work at Boeing and many other technological and start up companies.

7)    Local parks & recreation: we are very lucky when it comes to parks. You don’t have to walk more than 5 minutes in Bellevue to enjoy a stroll in a beautiful park. For both the young children and their parents and whole family. Bellevue has 3 wonderful public libraries as well as our very own Jewish Public Library.

8)    Crime rate and environment: Let the city speak for itself Click here for the truly wonderful facts. Our crime rate is better than Mercer Island, Seward Park and Seattle.

9)    Fun Around Town: There’s no worries what your going to do on Sundays, days off or just when your looking to do something fun. Check out our list we compiled: “What’s there to do in Washington”.  

10) You! Join us today and be a part of making our community an even better place. Join the hundred of the other Jewish Families who made the move.