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 paper, 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.  To the newspapers >>


New titles on JPRESS

The Forward Der Chawer OJCZYZNA
The Forward Der Chawer Hajntige Najes OJCZYZNA
An American newspaper published in New York City for the Jewish - American audience. The Journal (its title meaning "The Friend"), dedicated to "grown kids and youth", was published and edited in Vilnius. A daily newspaper published by the "Hajnt" publishing house.
A newspaper published in Lwów between the years 1881-1892.


This week in history

 Site Statistics

No. of Titles:   117
No. of Issues: 159,399
No. of Pages:  1,511,973
Date Range:    1783-2014

 Site News

  • 17.02.2016, Wednesday
    Additions to the Sentinel

    The Sentinel, a weekly paper for the Chicago Jewish community, now includes issues from 1950-1951. Issues from 1952-1977 will be added in the coming months.

  • 31.01.2016, Sunday
    20 Polish titles added

    In collaboration with the Polish National Library, 20 new titles have been added in the past 2 months. The titles may be found in the Jewish Press in Poland section, which will continue to expand this year.

  • 15.12.2015, Tuesday
    The addition of the paper פֿאָרװערטס to the website

    פֿאָרװערטס, one of the most important papers of the Jewish American community, has been added to the website, including over 100,000 pages.