Hear O'Washington

Unlocking the Voices of our Community

Hear O'Washington is a new multi-year initiative launching in 2020

Experience the treasures we are bringing to life with our Oral History Collection.

Hear O'Washington will formally launch Sunday, September 13 with the Shema: Hear O'Washington gala. Mark your calendar now - registration opens June 1st.

Click here to email your questions.


Learn about the Archives & the Oral History collection

Our latest podcast takes a deep dive into the Washington State Jewish Archives, featuring interviews with some of our region's most legendary figures, including executives from the Seahawks and Supersonics, the founder of Costco, and the longtime leader of the Seattle Symphony, Gerard Schwarz.

Listen to this podcast at this link.



Washington State Jewish Historical Society is dedicated to discovering, preserving, and disseminating the history of the Jews of Washington state and promotes interest in and knowledge of the life, history, and culture of the Jewish people and communities through publications, exhibits, displays, speakers, tours, and performance.

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