The Anti-Defamation League of
the B’nai B’rith was formed in the 1910s to fight anti-Semitism. Newspapers
like the Jewish Voice of the Pacific (1915-1919) and the
Jewish Transcript (1924-present) also
spoke loudly against racial prejudice of many kinds.
Jews played an important role
in Seattle’s Civil Rights campaigns throughout the 20thCentury
In one of its first issues in 1924, the
Jewish Transcriptcondemns the KKK and an immigration
restriction bill that
would later be passed by Congress.