The Jewish Week

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The Jewish Week
Front page
Type Weekly newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Editor Gary Rosenblatt
Founded 1875[1]
Headquarters New York, New York
This article is about the weekly newspaper published in New York City. You may be looking for the Washington Jewish Week.

The Jewish Week is an independent weekly newspaper serving the Jewish community of the metropolitan New York City area. The Jewish Week covers news relating to the Jewish community in NYC and has world-wide distribution.

Editorial staff[edit]

Gary Rosenblatt has been the editor and publisher since 1993.

Content and editorial policy[edit]

The Jewish Week covers the latest Jewish news from New York, the United States and Israel.

Major sections include:

  • News: Includes New York regional Jewish news, US National Jewish news, Israel news, and business news.
  • Features: Includes Arts, Events, and youth features.


The Jewish Week publishes five regional editions serving Manhattan, Long Island, Queens, Westchester County/The Bronx and Brooklyn/Staten Island and has a circulation of more than 70,000 households weekly. each week, giving it the largest circulation of any North American Jewish newspaper.


In 2000, Rosenblatt and the newspaper won the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism from the Journalism Center on Children & Families for the story "Stolen Innocence", an investigative report that uncovered allegations of decades of child abuse by a youth movement leader and high school principal, Baruch Lanner. The story was initially criticized for being "malicious gossip".[2] The revelations were seen as a "watershed in the way the Orthodox community addresses sexual abuse"[3] and led to Lanner's resignation and conviction.[4]


  1. ^ Blessing of the Sun - 1953
  2. ^ "Paper Seen as Villain in Abuse Accusations Against Rabbi". New York Times. July 10, 2000. Retrieved June 29, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Rabbi Expelled Over Sex Abuse Claims", Chanan Tigay, Special to the Baltimore Jewish Times, New York City, April 1, 2005.
  4. ^ "Gary Rosenblatt". Retrieved June 29, 2011. 

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