Jewish Telegraphic Agency


Jewish Telegraphic Agency

The Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA) is an international news agency serving Jewish community newspapers and media around the world. The JTA was founded on February 6 1917 by Jacob Landau as the Jewish Correspondence Bureau with the mandate of collecting and disseminating news among and affecting the Jewish communities of the diaspora as well as Israel.

The JTA is headquartered in New York City and has correspondents in Washington, DC, Jerusalem, Moscow and thirty other cities in North and South America, Israel, Europe, Africa and Australia.

The JTA is a not-for-profit corporation governed by an independent Board of Directors. It claims no allegiance to any specific branch of Judaism or political viewpoint.

ee also

*Ron Kampeas, JTA Washington, D.C. bureau chief

External links

* [http://www.jta.org Jewish Telegraphic Agency]


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