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Hacarmel Hamashkif Literarishe bleter Chicago Sentinel
A conservative-enlightenment journal, published between 1860-1880. The first Hebrew journal published in Russia "Hamashkif" began to be published regularly in January of 1939 as the newspaper of the Revisionist Movement in Eretz Yisrael
"Literarishe bleter" was the central weekly in the Yiddish world in general and in Poland in particular devoted to literature and culture.
A weekly journal in English, published for the Jewish community of Chicago during the years 1911-1996


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No. of Titles:   46
No. of Issues: 109,896
No. of Pages:  1,173,773
Date Range:    1843-1987

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  • 31.10.2013, Thursday

    The new JPRESS-Historical Jewish Press website contains more newspapers than it did in the past. Furthermore, it is organized more efficiently and has a more friendly and accessible search function, offering a better service. Please note that the site works on most browsers as well as Internet Explorer Version 9 and higher.

  • 09.09.2013, Monday

    JPRESS has crossed the million mark! "HaMashkif", "The Chicago Sentinel" and "HaKarmel" (in Hebrew and Russian) have been added to the site. As of now, the site contains 44 newspapers and over one million pages.

  • 12.05.2013, Sunday
    The Addition of the journal ha-ʿAm to the website

    Ha-ʿAm (Heb. ‘The Nation’) was a literary and current affairs weekly that appeared in Moscow between the years 1916 and 1918. This is 37th newspaper to be added to the website. The current electronic edition contains 1178 pages.