Quantcast

Jewish Journal

JewishJournal.com

April 4, 2013

Family-owned Jewish News of Phoenix is sold

http://www.jewishjournal.com/nation/article/family_owned_jewish_news_of_phoenix_is_sold

The Jewish News of Greater Phoenix, which has been owned by the same family for more than half a century, was sold.

Florence and Paul Eckstein, the weekly's owners since 1981, announced in an email to readers and advertisers that their publishing company was sold to Dr. Jeff and Jaime Stern. Along with the newspaper, the company includes the annual community directory and the jewishaz.com website.

Jamie Stern was named the publisher, while Florence Eckstein will serve as publisher emeritus, working as a consultant to the publisher through the transition period, according to the newspaper.

“The sale represents the transfer of the reins of our weekly newspaper, website and community directory from a family of longtime owners ready to retire to a young, energetic family representing the next generation of readers,” according to the email.

The Ecksteins bought the Jewish News of Greater Phoenix from Florence Eckstein's father, Cecil Newmark, who bought the newspaper and became its editor in 1961.

JewishJournal.com is produced by TRIBE Media Corp., a non-profit media company whose mission is to inform, connect and enlighten community
through independent journalism. TRIBE Media produces the 150,000-reader print weekly Jewish Journal in Los Angeles – the largest Jewish print
weekly in the West – and the monthly glossy Tribe magazine (TribeJournal.com). Please support us by clicking here.

© Copyright 2014 Tribe Media Corp.
All rights reserved. JewishJournal.com is hosted by Nexcess.net
Web Design & Development by Hop Studios 0.1339 / 37