Founded by Herman Horowitz in 1924, The Jewish Transcript documents the daily life of the Jewish community in Seattle as well as local and international events from the 1920's to present day. Articles cover topics such as bar mitzvah and marriage announcements, community gatherings, World War II and the settlement of Israel.
The Seattle Public Library is in the process of digitizing its complete run of The Jewish Transcript in partnership with the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle. The collection currently contains 424 issues from 1924 to 1971 and more will be added as they are digitized to create a complete set. Years currently digitized are listed below.