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  • Obama in landmark interview: Hezbollah will be a focus of post-Iran deal

    August 31, 2015 | 12:04 pm

    A focus of security enhancement once the Iran nuclear deal goes through will be neutralizing Hezbollah’s threat to Israel, President Barack Obama said in a landmark interview with The Forward.

    “As soon as this debate is over, we will, I think, be able to invigorate what has been...

  • Apparently, Jewish Journalism is a Confusing Business

    By Shmuel Rosner

    June 25, 2013 | 8:52 am

    Alan Abbey, director of media and Internet services at the Shalom Hartman Institute, spoke recently about a new report released by the Institute about “Jewish media.” At the outset, he declared: “Jewish journalists and the media they work for are at a crossroads. As both their...

  • Family-owned Jewish News of Phoenix is sold

    April 4, 2013 | 9:57 am

    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...

  • Exponent named best weekly newspaper in Pa.

    April 23, 2010 | 11:48 am

    The Philadelphia Jewish Exponent has been named “Best Overall Weekly Newspaper” in the state of Pennsylvania.

    The honor was bestowed by the Keystone Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists for work done in 2009. The paper is led by Executive Editor Lisa Hostein, a former editor of JTA.

  • Power, Politics And People

    May 28, 1998 | 8:00 pm

    Along with news of its editor's death, the YiddishForward of May 15 carried front-page reports about India's nucleartests, the U.S.-Israeli diplomatic crisis, the naming of a specialprosecutor to probe the secretary of labor, and Israel's new militarychief of staff.

    It was vintage...

  • Power of the Hebrew Press

    By Tom Tugend

    July 3, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    The Jewish newspaper scene in Los Angeles was recently enlivened by the rise and fall of the short-lived "Jewish Voice," and it is being invigorated again by the significant changes taking place in the local Hebrew-language press.

    Although the combined circulation of the Hebrew...