New Jersey Jewish News


New Jersey Jewish News
The New Jersey Jewish News
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Type Weekly newspaper
Owner United Jewish Communities of MetroWest New Jersey
Editor Andrew Silow-Carroll
Founded 1946
Headquarters 901 Route 10
Whippany, New Jersey, U.S.
Circulation 58,000 households
Official website njjewishnews.com

The New Jersey Jewish News (NJJN) is a weekly newspaper published by United Jewish Communities (UJC) of MetroWest New Jersey.[1] All newspaper editorial content is independent of UJC, and the views it expresses are not necessarily those of UJC.[1]

Contents

Coverage and scope

In addition to other issues, it covers local, national, and world events; Jewish culture and the arts; and Jewish holidays, celebrations, and other topics of interest.[2] It is among the largest Jewish newspapers in the United States, and the largest-circulation weekly newspaper in New Jersey.[2][3] NJJN publishes five editions, and reaches 58,000 households.[2]

History

The newspaper was founded in 1946 as The Jewish News.[2][4] Merging in 1947 with the Jewish Times of Newark, it kept the Jewish News name.[2][5] In 1988, it was renamed the MetroWest Jewish News.[2][6][7] In 1997, it acquired The Jewish Horizon of Union and Somerset counties, changed its name to the New Jersey Jewish News, and focused on Jewish issues in New Jersey.[2][8] In 1998, the newspaper acquired the Jewish Reporter.[2]

Competition

The Jewish News competes with the Jewish Standard, which has been called by the New York Times as more conservative than the Standard.[9]

References

  1. ^ a b "Community Directory: New Jersey Jewish News". Ujcnj.org. http://www.ujcnj.org/IR/Listing.aspx?id=4169. Retrieved July 5, 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h "About New Jersey Jewish News". New Jersey Jewish News. http://njjewishnews.com/about. 
  3. ^ Randall Herbert Balmer, Mark Silk (2006). Religion and public life in the Middle Atlantic region: the fount of diversity. http://books.google.com/books?id=lC5cS61C-tUC&pg=PA102&dq=%22New+Jersey+Jewish+News%22&hl=en&ei=rEAyTKn8JMGblgeXjLm_Cw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=5&ved=0CEQQ6AEwBDgo#v=onepage&q=%22New%20Jersey%20Jewish%20News%22&f=false. Retrieved July 5, 2010. 
  4. ^ Hasia R. Diner (2009). We remember with reverence and love: American Jews and the myth of silence after the Holocaust, 1945-1962. NYU Press. http://books.google.com/books?id=49m0rrjou5QC&pg=PA167&dq=%22New+Jersey+Jewish+News%22&hl=en&ei=YT8yTJyAEYOclgeH4N2_Cw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=4&ved=0CD0Q6AEwAzgK#v=onepage&q=%22New%20Jersey%20Jewish%20News%22&f=false. Retrieved July 5, 2010. 
  5. ^ Alvin A. Rosenfeld, Nicole Wise, Robert Coles, M.D. (2001). The Over-Scheduled Child: Avoiding the Hyper-Parenting Trap. http://books.google.com/books?id=TJP7turgc_UC&pg=PA255&dq=%22New+Jersey+Jewish+News%22&hl=en&ei=YT8yTJyAEYOclgeH4N2_Cw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=7&ved=0CEwQ6AEwBjgK#v=onepage&q=%22New%20Jersey%20Jewish%20News%22&f=false. Retrieved July 5, 2010. 
  6. ^ Robert Singerman (2001). Jewish serials of the world: a supplement to the research bibliography of secondary sources. http://books.google.com/books?id=BhcWoNtjW_AC&pg=PA315&dq=%22New+Jersey+Jewish+News%22&hl=en&ei=Hj4yTKe4GIGdlge57pS-Cw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=7&ved=0CE0Q6AEwBg#v=onepage&q=%22New%20Jersey%20Jewish%20News%22&f=false. Retrieved July 5, 2010. 
  7. ^ Sam Pizzigati (2004). Greed and good: understanding and overcoming the inequality that limits our lives. http://books.google.com/books?id=__CeOQcE8GsC&pg=PA619&dq=%22New+Jersey+Jewish+News%22&hl=en&ei=YT8yTJyAEYOclgeH4N2_Cw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=10&ved=0CFoQ6AEwCTgK#v=onepage&q=%22New%20Jersey%20Jewish%20News%22&f=false. Retrieved July 5, 2010. 
  8. ^ Hiperescolarizacion de los ninos, la. Las actividades extraescolares, una presion anadida para tus. 2002. http://books.google.com/books?id=DOHSSLGKse8C&pg=PA259&dq=%22New+Jersey+Jewish+News%22&hl=en&ei=eEEyTLH8H4O0lQfiiaXBCw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=3&ved=0CDMQ6AEwAjhQ#v=onepage&q=%22New%20Jersey%20Jewish%20News%22&f=false. Retrieved July 5, 2010. 
  9. ^ Peter Applebome (October 6, 2010). "Whiplash Can Follow a Car Crash or a Wedding Announcement". New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/07/nyregion/07towns.html. 

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