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Jewish Studies: Newspapers

Current Newspapers with Free Online Access


Israel, Spanish

The Canadian Jewish News


Israel, English and Hebrew

The Forward 

U.S.,  English, Yiddish

Jerusalem Post 

Israel, English

Archive available through Duke E-Journals (restricted to Duke users)
Also available on microform Microfilm | S136s

Jerusalem Report 

Archive available to Duke users and Jerusalem report archive available through Duke E-Journals (restricted to Duke users)

The Jewish Chronicle (UK) 


Jewish Telegraph Agency 

"The Global News Service of the Jewish People", English


Israel, Hebrew

Historical Newspapers & Microform Collection at Duke

Alon ha-Palmah. Tel Aviv, 1942-1948

Illegal organ of the Palmah. Microfiche | S9380

Ba-derekh. Warsaw, 1932-1937

Last Hebrew newspaper published in Poland. Microfilm | S9365

Doar ha-Yom. Jerusalem, 1919/1920 - 1935/1936, 1940

Newspaper published for the Revisionist movement. One of the editors was V. Jabotinsky.  Microfiche | In process

Eshnav. Tel Aviv, 1941-1947

Illegal organ of the Hahanah. Microfiche | In process

Ha-Ahdut. Jerusalem, 1910- 1914

Socialist newspaper. Microfiche | S9377

Ha-Boker. Tel Aviv, 1935-1965

Microfilm | S9366

Ha-Galil. Tiberias, 1919

Literary miscellany edited by A.S. Rabinovitz. Microfiche | S9378

Ha-Goren. Berdichev, Berlin, etc., 1897-1928

History, Judaic studies.  Microfiche | In process

Ha-Herut. Jerusalem, 1909-1917

Only newspaper to appear in Jerusalem during World War I.  Microfilm | S9363

Ha-Meassef. Konigsberg, Berlin, Breslau, Altona, Dessau, 1784-1810

Inaugurated the Haskalah period of modern Jewish literature. Microfiche | M7302

Ha-Shahar. Vienna, 1868-1884

Hebrew monthly journal edited by Perez Smolenskin.  Microfiche | S9374

Ha-Shiloah. Berlin, Krakow, etc, 1896-1926

Periodical founded by Ahad Ha-Am and succeeded by Josef Klausner. Microfiche | S9372

Ha-Zevi. Jerusalem, 1884-1915

Sometimes called Ha-Or, Hashkafah; the pioneer of modern journalism in Eretz Israel. Microfilm | S9364

Hedim. Tel Aviv, 1922-1928

Leading literary journal of the 1920s. Microfiche | S9373

Ketuvim. Tel Aviv, 1926-1933

Organ of the Young Avantgardists. Microfilm | S9361

Mizpeh. Krakow, 1904 - 1921

Microfilm | S9362       

Mizrah u-Maarav. Jerusalem, 1920-1932

Judaic studies, in particular on Spanish and Sephardic Jewry.  Microfiche | In process

Reshafim. Warsaw, 1909, 1911

Literary miscellany edited by Dovid Frischmann.  Microfiche | S9376

Sefer-ha-Shanah shel Erets Yisrael. Tel Aviv?, 1923-1926; 1934-1935

Microform.  Microfiche | S9375

Sifrut. Warsaw, 1908-1909

Literature and literary criticism edited by Dovid Frischmann. Microfiche | S9379

Historical Newspapers with Free Online Access

Compact Memory: dem Wissenschaftsportal für Jüdische Studien

E-text of Jewish periodicals published in Germany during the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.  Allgemeine Zeitung des Judentums.  Der Jude (1916-1928).  Gemeindeblatt der Israelitischen Gemeinde Frankfurt am Main (1929-1937).  Ost und West (1901-1923).  Browse for complete title list.

Historical Jewish Press

This site contains a collection of Jewish newspapers published in various countries, languages, and time periods. We display digital versions of each newspaper, making it possible to view the papers in their original layout. Full-text search is also available for all content published over the course of each newspaper’s publication.

Palestine Post (1932-1950)

Tel Aviv University's Jewish Newspapers Site project: Palestine Post (1932-1950), in English.

The Pittsburgh Jewish Newspaper Project 

"The Pittsburgh Jewish Newspaper Project is composed of The Jewish Criterion (1895-1962), The American Jewish Outlook (1934-1962), and The Jewish Chronicle (1962-Present). This project serves as both an online reference source and as a digitized historical documentation of the Jewish community of Pittsburgh and its outlying areas."

Zion's Messenger

Bombay Zionist organization newspaper.