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Jewish Newspapers and Periodicals of the Greater Philadelphia Region and Southern New Jersey

Collection ID

SCRC 399

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Description

Collection Summary 
 
Title
Jewish Newspapers and Periodicals of the Greater Philadelphia Region and Southern New Jersey
 
Dates
1875-2019
 
Collection ID
SCRC 399
 
Repository 
Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries
 
Language
Materials in English and Yiddish
 
 
Detailed Collection Information 
 
Description of Collection 

Collection consists of regional Jewish community newspapers, magazines, and synagogue newsletters published in Philadelphia and its suburbs and Southern New Jersey. Depending on the title, newspapers and periodicals listed in Series 1 are available in either print, on microfilm, or via subscription databases. Available format for each newspaper or magazine listed in Series 1 is indicated in [brackets] in the inventory listing below. All synagogue newsletters listed in Series 2 are available in print only.

 
Organization and Arrangement 
The collection is arranged in 2 series as follows:
 
Series 1: Newspapers and magazines, 1875-2019
Series 2: Synagogue newsletters, 1937-2011
 
 
Patron Information 
 
Research Access 
Collection is open for research. 
 
Collections Stored Off-Site
This collection may be housed off-site at the Library Depository, and require up to two business days to retrieve. Please review the finding aid and be prepared to identify specific materials to be retrieved. Contact the Special Collections Research Center in advance of your visit, so that materials may be relocated to the reading room for research. 
 
Technical Access
Access to subscription databases containing digital versions of newspapers and periodicals is limited to computers with Temple University IP addresses. Please contact the Special Collections Research Center for more information.
 
Publication and Copyright Information 
Jewish Newspapers and Periodicals of the Greater Philadelphia Region and Southern New Jersey are the physical property of the Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries. Intellectual property rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. Researchers are responsible for determining the identity of rights holders and obtaining their permission for publication and for other purposes where stated.
 
Preferred Citation
[Description and date of article], [Title of newspaper or periodical], Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
 
Related Material
Vertical Files of the Jewish Community of Greater Philadelphia, SCRC 225, Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
 
Administrative Information 
 
Acquisition Information
Donated by various donors beginning in 1976. Acquisition is ongoing and further accruals are expected. Newspapers and periodicals previously administered by the Philadelphia Jewish Archives Center, acquired by Temple in June 2009.
 
Processing Information 
Finding aid prepared in December 2014 by Jessica M. Lydon, Associate Archivist. 
 
 
Index Terms 
 
Subjects: 
Jewish newspapers
Jewish periodicals
Jews -- Identity -- Newspapers
Synagogues -- New Jersey
Synagogues -- Pennsylvania
Yiddish newspapers
 
Places:
Philadelphia (Pa.)
New Jersey
 
Material Types: 
Newsletters
Periodicals
Publications
 
 
Inventory of Jewish Newspapers and Periodicals of the Greater Philadelphia Region and Southern New Jersey
 
Series 1: Newspapers and magazines, 1875-2019
 
Filadelfier Forverts = Philadelphia Forward (Philadelphia, PA) [microfilm]          
Issues available: September 1903-June 1947
Publisher: Forward Association
Language: Yiddish and English
 
 
Filadelfier Idisher Herald = The Philadelphia Jewish Herald (Philadelphia, PA) [microfilm]          
Issues available: April-November 1913
Publisher: Oser Bros.
Language: Yiddish and English
 
 
Filadelfier Morgen Tseytung = Philadelphia Jewish Morning News (Philadelphia, PA) [microfilm]         
Issues available: January-April 1907
Publisher: Oser Bros.
Language: Yiddish and English
 
 
Find Magazine (Philadelphia, PA) [print]
Issues available: Spring 1980
Publisher: Jack Linder
Language: English
 
 
Inside (Philadelphia, PA) [print]          
Issues available: 1980-2015 (scattered issues missing)
Publisher: Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia
Language: English
 
 
Inside (Philadelphia, PA) [database]          
Issues available: 1994-2015
Publisher: Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia
Language: English
 
 
Jewish Current News (Philadelphia, PA) [print]
Issue available: April 22, 1938
Publisher: Jewish Current News Publishing Company
Language: English
 
 
The Jewish Exponent (Philadelphia, PA) [print]         
Issues available: October 1887-present
(1903-1910, 1917-1925, 1929-1944, and scattered issues missing)
Publisher: Jewish Exponent Publication Co.        
Language: English
 
 
The Jewish Exponent (Philadelphia, PA) [database]          
Issues available: April 15, 1887-December 28, 1990
(1913, 1923, 1927, July 1955 through April 1970, and scattered issues missing)
Publisher: Jewish Exponent Publication Co.                   
Language: English
 
 
The Jewish Exponent (Philadelphia, PA) [database]          
Issues available: September 13, 1991-present
(scattered issues, advertisements, and obituaries not included)
Publisher: Jewish Exponent Publication Co.              
Language: English
 
 
The Jewish Record (Atlantic City, NJ) [print]          
Issues available: November 24, 1939-December 27, 1996 (scattered issues missing)
Publisher: Jewish Record
Language: English          
Superseded by Jewish Times of South Jersey Seashore (Pleasantville, NJ)
 
 
The Jewish Record (Philadelphia, PA) [print]
Issues available: May 14, 1875-March 29, 1878
Publisher: Jewish Record Association
Language: English 
 
 
The Jewish Times (Philadelphia, PA) [print and microfilm]         
Issues available: June 23, 1933-October 10, 1947
Publisher: Joseph H. Biben
Language: English
Continues The Philadelphia Jewish Times (Philadelphia, PA) 1925-1933
Superseded by The Philadelphia Jewish Times (Philadelphia, PA) 1947-1973
 
 
The Jewish Times (Philadelphia, PA) [print]          
Issues available: July 5, 1973-December 27, 1973
Publisher: Jewish Times Corp.
Language: English
Continues The Philadelphia Jewish Times (Philadelphia, PA) 1947-1973
Superseded by The Jewish Times of the Greater Northeast (Philadelphia, PA)
 
 
Jewish Times (Philadelphia, PA) [print]         
Issues available: October 27, 1983-March 9, 1995
Publisher: Federation of Jewish Agencies
Language: English
 
 
The Jewish Times of the Greater Northeast (Philadelphia, PA) [print]          
Issues available: March 31, 1976-October 20, 1983
Publisher:  Jewish Times of Greater Northeast, Inc.
Language: English
Continues The Jewish Times (Philadelphia, PA) 1973-1976
Superseded by Jewish Times (Philadelphia, PA) 1983-1995
          
 
Jewish Times of the South Jersey Seashore (Pleasantville, NJ) [print]          
Issues available: January 1997-April 14, 2000 (scattered issues missing)
Publisher: Shy Kramer
Language: English
Preceded by The Jewish Record (Atlantic City, NJ)
Continued by Jewish Times of South Jersey (Pleasantville, NJ)
 
 
Jewish Times of South Jersey (Pleasantville, NJ) [print]          .
Issues available: April 28, 2000-2004 (scattered issues missing)
Publisher: Shy Kramer
Language: English
Preceded by Jewish Times of South Jersey Seashore (Pleasantville, NJ)
 
 
Main Line Jewish Expression (Bala Cynwyd, PA) [print]          
Issues available: February 2, 1978-December 20, 1979
Publisher: Main Line Jewish Expression Inc.
Language: English
 
 
Pennsylvania Jewish Life Magazine (Reading, PA) [print]          
Issues available: October 1967-May 1977 (scattered issues missing)
Publisher: Louis J. Fruchter
Language: English
 
 
The Philadelphia Jewish Times (Philadelphia, PA) [print and microfilm]          
Issues available: April 30, 1926-June 16, 1933
Publisher: Philadelphia Jewish Times Pub Co.
Language: English
Superseded by The Jewish Times (Philadelphia, PA) 1933-1947
 
 
The Philadelphia Jewish Times (Philadelphia, PA) [print]          
Issues available: October 17, 1947-June 28, 1973
Publisher: Philip Klein
Language: English
Continues The Jewish Times (Philadelphia, PA) 1933-1947
Superseded by The Jewish Times (Philadelphia, PA) 1973-1976
 
 
The Philadelphia Jewish Times (Philadelphia, PA) [microfilm]          
Issues available: October 17, 1947-December 26, 1968
Publisher: Philip Klein
Language: English
Continues The Jewish Times (Philadelphia, PA) 1933-1947
Superseded by The Jewish Times (Philadelphia, PA) 1973-1976
 
 
Shalom (Bala Cynwyd, PA) [print]
Issues available: February-November 1990
Publisher: A Norman Paul
Language: English
 
 
Series 2: Synagogue newsletters, 1937-2011
 
Box     Description
1          Adath Emanu-El (Mt. Laurel, N.J.), The Bulletin of Adath Emanu-El          1998-2004
1          Adath Emanu-El (Willingboro, N.J.), Bulletin of Adath Emanu-El          1994-1997
1-2          Adath Jeshurun (Elkins Park, Pa.), Congregation Adath Jeshurun Newsletter          1968-1990
2          Adath Shalom (Philadelphia, Pa.), Adath Shalom Newsletter          1974-1983
2          Adath Tikvah-Montefiore (Philadelphia, Pa.), Adath Tikvah-Montefiore Newsletter          1992-1998
2          Beth Ahavah (Philadelphia, Pa.), The Shofar          1993-2003
2-3          Beth Am  (Philadelphia, Pa.), Temple Topics          1968-1998
3          Beth Ami (Philadelphia, Pa.), Beth Ami          1968-1998
3          Beth Chaim (Feasterville, Pa.), Beth Lites          1970-1988
3          Beth David (Philadelphia, Pa.), Beth David Temple Bulletin          1968-1978
3          Beth El  (Cherry Hill, N.J.), Beth El News          1978-1995
3-4          Beth El (Levittown, Pa.), Beth El Memos          1979-1982
4          Beth El (Margate, N.J.), Beth El Megillah          2005-2006
4          Beth El (Philadelphia, Pa.), Beth El Bulletin          1956-1957, 1968-1970
4          Beth El Suburban (Broomall, Pa.), Beth El Suburban News          1968-1992
4-5          Beth El-Ner Tamid (Broomall, Pa.), Beth El-Ner Tamid Shofar          1992-1995
5          Beth Emeth  (Philadelphia, Pa.), Double Triangle          1972-1979
5          Beth Hillel-Beth El (Wynnewood, Pa.), Pharisee          1968-1983
5          Beth Israel (Chester County, Pa.), Haruach          2000-2006
5          Beth Israel (Lansdale, Pa.), Omrim          1978-1986
5          Beth Israel (Media, Pa.), The Israelight          1979-1984
5          Beth Judah (Ventnor, N.J.), The Messenger          2000-2006
5          Beth Judah of Logan (Philadelphia, Pa.), Congregation Beth Judah of Logan          1974-1981
5-7          Beth Or (Maple Glen, Pa.), Beth Or News          1968-1975, 1978-2009
7          Beth Sholom (Elkins Park, Pa.), Beth Sholom Letter          1971-1996
7-8          Beth Sholom  (Haddon Heights, N.J.), Temple Talk          1974-1988
8          Beth Tefilath Israel of Pennypack Park (Philadelphia, Pa.), Weekly Bulletin          1974-1982
8          Beth T'Fillah of Overbrook Park (Philadelphia, Pa.), The Bulletin Board          1979-1982, 1992
8          Beth Tikvah-B'nai Jeshurun (Erdenheim, Pa.), Beth Tikvah-B'nai Jeshurun News          1974-1985
8          Beth Torah (Philadelphia, Pa.), The Scroll          1969, 1984-1988
8-9          Beth Tovim (Philadelphia, Pa.), Kol Tovim          1979-1991
9          Beth Zion-Beth Israel (Philadelphia, Pa.), Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel News          1974-1980, 1983
9-10          B'nai Aaron (Havertown, Pa.), Shena          1970-1983, 1992-1999
10          B'nai Jacob (Phoenixville, Pa.), Hakol          1966, 1969, 1979-1990
10          B'nai Yitzhok (Philadelphia, Pa.), Congregation B'nai Yitzhok Newsletter          1968-1985
10          Bristol Jewish Center (Bristol, Pa.), Bristol Jewish Center Scroll, Newsletter and Bulletin          1967-1979
11          Brith Achim (King of Prussia, Pa.), Temple Talk          1979
11          Bustleton Somerton Synagogue (Philadelphia, Pa.), Shofar, Newsline          1974-1983
11          Emanuel (Cherry Hill, N.J.), Emanuel Bulletin            1968-1977
11-12          Emanuel (Cherry Hill, N.J.), The Light Newsletter          1977-2006
12          Emanu-El (Willingboro, N.J.), The Bulletin of Temple Emanu-El          1974-1994
12          Germantown Jewish Centre (Philadelphia, Pa.), The Centre Call          1968-1999
12-13          Har Zion (Penn Valley, Pa.), Har Zion Temple Bulletin          1966-1968, 1973-1984, 2002, 2006
13-14          Keneseth Israel (Elkins Park, Pa.), The Bulletin, Temple Bulletin          1956-2010
14          Kesher Israel (West Chester, Pa.), The Link          1991-1995, 2000-2006
14          Kol Emet (Yardley, Pa.), The Voice of Kol Emet          1988-1989
14-15          Main Line Reform Temple Beth Elohim (Wynnewood, Pa.), MLRT Bulletin          1968-2005
15          Melrose B'nai Israel (Cheltenham, Pa.), The Shofar          1964-1985, 2000-2007
15          Mikveh Israel (Philadelphia, Pa.), The Mikveh Israel Record          1956, 1965-1976, 1981-1992
16          Ner Tamid-DCJCC (Springfield, Pa.), Newsletter            1979-1983
16          Ner Zedek-Ezrath Israel (Philadelphia, Pa.), Newsletter          1970-1997
16-17          Ohev Shalom (Wallingford, Pa.), Newsletter          1968-1995
17          Ohev Shalom (Wallingford, Pa.), The Spark          1995-2005
17          Ohev Shalom (Wallingford, Pa.), The Honey Jar          2005-2011
17-18          Ohev Shalom of Bucks County (Richboro, Pa.), The Dove Tale Ohev Shalom          1970, 1979-1997
18          Or Ami (Lafyette Hill, Pa.), Or Ami News          1968-1975, 1979
18          Or Shalom (Wayne, Pa.), Newsletter          1980-1983
18-19          Oxford Circle Jewish Community Center Brith Israel (Philadelphia, Pa.), Congregation Brith Israel, The Recorder, The Scroll          1955-2000
19          Ramat El (Mt. Airy, Pa.), Bulletin            1969, 1980-1983
19          Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel (Philadelphia, Pa.), Temple Bulletin          1956-1959
19-20          Rodeph Shalom (Philadelphia, Pa.), Rodeph Shalom Bulletin          1937-1991, 2003
20          Rodeph Zedek  (Philadelphia, Pa.), The JRZ News          1974-1981
20          Shaare Shamayim (Philadelphia, Pa.), The Scroll          1967-1968, 1973, 1979-1993
20-21          Temple Shalom (Levittown, Pa.), Bulletin          1968-1971, 1974-1983
21          Temple Sholom (Broomall, Pa.), The Tidings          1968-1969, 1979-2006
21          Temple Sholom  (Philadelphia, Pa.), Bulletin          1974-1975, 1989
21-22          Temple Sinai (Cinnaminson, N.J.), Temple Sinai Weekly Bulletin          1974-1976, 1979
22          Temple Sinai (Philadelphia, Pa.), Temple Sinai News          1963, 1968-1978
22          Temple Sinai  (Dresher, Pa.), Temple Sinai News          1979-1995, 2000
22          Society Hill Synagogue (Philadelphia, Pa.), Newsletter          1968-1969, 1974-1975, 1980-1990
22          Sons of Israel (Cherry Hill, N.J.), The Star          1974-1981, 1984
23          Tel Or (Havertown, Pa.), The News of Temple Tel Or          1952-1953, 1965-1969
23          Temple Israel of Upper Darby (Upper Darby, Pa.), The Bulletin          1968-1975
23          Temple Judea (Philadelphia, Pa.), Congregation Temple Judea Bulletin          1968-1979
23          Tiferes B'Nai Israel (Warrrington, Pa.), Bulletin          1980-1995
23          Temple Zion (Philadelphia, Pa.), Temple Zion Scroll          1968-1970, 1980-1983