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JEWISH CRITERION, THE – American weekly newspaper; established at Pittsburg, Pa., Feb; 8, 1895, by S. Steinfirst and Joseph Mayer. Rabbi Samuel Greenfield was its first editor. In 1899 Charles H. Joseph succeeded him, and in 1900 became owner of the...
JEWISH EXPONENT, THE – A weekly published in Philadelphia and Baltimore since 1887, when it was founded by the Jewish Exponent Publishing Company. Charles Hoffman is the editor, and Ephraim Lederer associate editor. It represents American Judaism in...
JEWISH EXPOSITOR – See Periodicals.
JEWISH FREE PRESS – See Periodicals.
JEWISH GAZETTE – See Periodicals.
JEWISH HERALD – See Periodicals.
JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF ENGLAND – After the Anglo-Jewish Historical Exhibition in 1887, it was proposed by Lucien Wolf to form a historical society to continue the researches begun by that exhibition, but nothing was done until six years later, when a meeting...
JEWISH LADS' BRIGADE – Military association of English Jewish boys, formed, organized, and directed by Col. Albert E. W. Goldsmid "to instil into the rising generation from their earliest years habits of orderliness, cleanliness, and honor, so that in...
JEWISH LEDGER, THE – Weekly journal; founded in New Orleans, La., Jan. 4, 1895, by A. Steeg, who is still (1904) its publisher. Its first editor was Alexander Harris, who was succeeded by Maurice Switzer, afterward editor of "The Owl" (absorbed by...
JEWISH MESSENGER, THE – Weekly; published in New York city; founded and edited by R. Samuel M. Isaacs (Jan., 1857). Upon his death his son Abram S. Isaacs became editor (May 19, 1878). Its editorial and theological position was conservative. Under its...
JEWISH MORNING JOURNAL (MORGEN JOURNAL) – The first Yiddish daily morning newspaper; established in New York July 2, 1901, by Jacob Saphirstein, who is still (1904) its managing editor; now published by the Jewish Press Publishing Company. Its staff of writers includes...
JEWISH NEWS – See Periodicals.
JEWISH PROGRESS – See Periodicals.
JEWISH PUBLICATION SOCIETY OF AMERICA – Society for "the publication and dissemination of literary, scientific, and religious works giving instruction in the principles of the Jewish religion"; the third of its kind in the United States (see Jew. Encyc. i. 519). Its...
JEWISH QUARTERLY REVIEW – Journal of Jewish science; founded in London Oct., 1888; edited by Israel Abrahams and C. G. Montefiore. While containing for the most part scientific articles on Jewish literature and history, it has also from time to time...
JEWISH RECORD (LONDON) – See Periodicals.
JEWISH RECORD, THE – Weekly; published in Philadelphia, Pa., from 1874 until the spring of 1887. Alfred T. Jones was the editor, and later Henry S. Morais became associate editor. Its theological position was conservative.G. A. M. F....
JEWISH REFORMER – See Periodicals.
JEWISH REVIEW, THE – See Periodicals.
JEWISH REVIEW AND OBSERVER, THE – American weekly newspaper; founded under the name "The Jewish Review" in Nov., 1893, by M. Machol and his son Jacob Machol. at Cleveland, Ohio, and continued under their management until Nov. 4, 1896, when it was purchased by...
JEWISH SABBATH JOURNAL – See Periodicals.
JEWISH SCHOOLFELLOW – See Periodicals.
JEWISH SOUTH – See Periodicals.
JEWISH SPECTATOR, THE – The first Jewish weekly journal in the southern United States; founded in Memphis, Tenn., Oct. 19, 1885, by M. Samfield and edited and published by him until 1904. In 1892 his son Joseph M. Samfield assumed the position of...
JEWISH THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY OF AMERICA – Rabbinic seminary established in New York city under the auspices of the Jewish Theological Seminary Association; founded in 1886 mainly by the exertions of Dr. Sabato Morais of Philadelphia, and conducted by him till his death,...