The Jewish Exponent

"The Jewish Exponent" is a weekly community newspaper serving the Jewish community of Philadelphia. Published continuously since 1887, its circulation was over 55,000 in 2006.

The paper was founded by 43 prominent Philadelphians—among them Henry Samuel Morais—who pledged that it would be "devoted to the interests of the Jewish people." It was an early supporter of Zionism.

In the 1940s the paper experienced financial difficulties, and on May 5, 1944, it was purchased by the Allied Jewish Appeal, a pre-cursor of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, which still publishes it. In 1999 it established a website containing an online version of the newspaper.

The current Executive Editor is Jonathan S. Tobin, who took the position in December 1998. Carin M. Smilk is the Managing Editor.

External links

* [http://www.jewishexponent.com/about-us.asp The Jewish Exponent website]
* [http://ajpa.org/directoryprofile.php?id=223 The Jewish Exponent]


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Jewish Ledger — Type Weekly newspaper Founder Samuel Neusner and Rabbi Abraham J. Feldman Publisher NRG Connecticut LLC Editor …   Wikipedia

  • Jewish Theological Seminary of America — Building at 3080 Broadway in Manhattan Motto והסנה איננו אכל Motto in English And …   Wikipedia

  • Jewish Council for Public Affairs — JCPA logo The Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA) is an American Jewish non profit organization that deals with community relations. It is a coordinating round table organization of 14 other national Jewish organizations (the National Member …   Wikipedia

  • Jewish newspaper — A Jewish newspaper refers to a newspaper created by or for Jews.List of Jewish newspapersAustralia* Australian Jewish News Canada* Canadian Jewish News * The Jewish Post News * The Jewish Tribune (Canada) Germany* Jüdische Zeitung IsraelRomania*… …   Wikipedia

  • Jewish Policy Center — The Jewish Policy Center, founded 1985, is a Washington, D.C. based think tank tied closely to the Republican Jewish Coalition. [ Homegrown Pundit Appointed to Think Tank, Jewish Exponent, March 08, 2007, by Bryan Schwartzman… …   Wikipedia

  • The Raab Collection — is a Philadelphia based dealer of autographs, historical documents and manuscripts, publisher of the Liberty Bell newsletter [http://www.raabcollection.com/research publications.aspx] and host of The Collector: An Autograph Forum.Founded in 1989 …   Wikipedia

  • Jewish eschatology — Part of a series on Eschatology …   Wikipedia

  • Jewish Theological Seminary of Breslau — Das Jüdisch Theologische Seminar (Fränckelscher Stiftung), The Jewish Theological Seminary of BreslauInstitution in Breslau for the training of rabbis, founded under the will of Jonas Fränckel, and opened in 1854. Commercial Councilor (… …   Wikipedia

  • History of the Jews in Philadelphia — The Jews of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania can trace their history back to Colonial America. Jews have lived there since the arrival of William Penn in 1682.Early historyJewish traders were operating in southeastern Pennsylvania long before Penn. The …   Wikipedia

  • Washington, D.C. Jewish Community Center — Established May 3, 1925 (original ground breaking) February 22, 1926 (official opening) Aft …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.