Seattle Magazine: The New Online Washington Jewish Museum Makes Room for Jewish History and Culture in an Increasingly Intolerant World

Seattle Magazine: The New Online Washington Jewish Museum Makes Room for Jewish History and Culture in an Increasingly Intolerant World. “Unlike a traditional brick-and-mortar museum—necessarily finite in space, and set up to focus on objects—an online repository is not only illimitable, but able to better present various other media: texts, audio files, images, film, both new and archival. Thus the initial virtual exhibit launched last month by the Washington Jewish Museum—the new digital exhibition space of the Washington State Jewish Historical Society—is not a completed work, but a beginning, designed to be added to, to enable expansion and depth. (It’s also, as has been noted, less vulnerable to hate-based vandalism than a physical space and its contents would be.)”

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