Jewish Newspapers

This guide introduces search tools for research in and about Jewish newspapers.

List of historical resources for Jewish newspapers

American Jewish Historical Society

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers

Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress as part of the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).This site allows you to search and view newspaper pages from 1836-1922 (Online) and find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. The search string is Jewish Newspapers.

Minnesota Jewish Newspapers in Chronicling America 
List as of 201- need to be updated. 

  • The American Jewish world. (Minneapolis, Minn.) 1912-current
  • Jewish Fellowship news. (Duluth, Minn.) 1936-????
  • St. Paul Jewish news. (St. Paul, Minn.) 1953-19??
  • The Jewish times. (St. Paul, Minn.) 1961-19??
  • Minneapolis Jewish community. (Minneapolis, Minn.) 19??-19??

Historical Multi-State U.S. Newspapers with Free Full Text Articles 

 Browse or search this long list created by Bowling Green State University 

Historical Jewish Press 

Seventy-seven publications indexed (as of February 2016). 

Ohio Jewish Chronicle 1922-1994 

The history of the Columbus Jewish community as recorded weekly in the pages of the Ohio Jewish Chronicle is now available online for viewing and research... it's even keyword searchable! Every page of every edition of OJC from its beginning in 1922 through 1994 is now available. The project has been a joint effort by the OJC, the Columbus Jewish Historical Society and Ohio Historical Society and was funded primarily by grants from the Community Grants Fund and the Thelma and Fred Gerson Endowment of the Columbus Jewish Foundation. The Ohio Jewish Chronicle is pleased to provide use of our archives so that this permanent legacy is available to everyone.

The Pittsburgh Jewish Newspaper Project

The Pittsburgh Jewish Newspaper Project is composed of:

  • The Jewish Criterion (1895-1962)
  • The American Jewish Outlook (1934-1962)
  • 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. 

Compact Memory

Internetarchiv Jüdischer Periodika. 
Archive of Jewish periodicals from 1806 to 1938, in German 
Multiple countries
Freely Available

Current resources for Jewish newspapers

Books about Jewish newspapers

Last Updated: Dec 18, 2023 3:38 PM