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Northwest Yeshiva High School
5017 90th Ave SE, Mercer Island, WA 98040

Northwest Yeshiva High School, the only Jewish high school in the state, maintains a highly-regarded collegeMore preparatory and Judaic studies curriculum. 

Perched on a hillside in the Mid-Island area above Island Crest Way, the school is a tight-knit community of students and teachers committed to producing well-rounded young adults. Students are also required to perform community service during each school year to foster a strong sense of volunteerism. The school also offers a number of interscholastic sports and electives and maintains strong ties to Israel. More than half of the student body spends a year abroad in Israel before continuing on to college.

Head of School Rabbi Bernie Fox administers both the general and religious curriculums.


Congregation Shevet Achim
5017 90th Ave SE, Mercer Island, WA 98040
The Jewish Orthodox synagogue of Shevet Achim is one of two Jewish religious congregations on Mercer Island. TheMore Orthodox Jewish faith follows both the Ashkenazic and Sephardic custom. Rabbi Yechezkel Kornfeld leads the celebration of the Sabbath (Shabbat) and holiday services in the sanctuary of Northwest Yeshiva High School. Following morning services, a Kiddush blessing is held and food and drink are shared. Visitors are welcome.