Historical Jewish Press

Titles from the beginning of the Hebrew-language press: Hatzvi, Havazelet, Halevanon, Hamagid, Hamelitz, and Hatzfira. Catalogued by date and by volume/issue number; it also includes a partial subject index, created by Yad Ben-Zvi, for Eretz Israel-related topics in Havazelet, Halevanon, and Hamagid.
(Language: Hebrew)
Jewish German-language periodicals from the years 1837-1938.
 (Language: German)
 Textual database of nearly thirty Jewish German-language newspapers from the years 1933-1945.
 (Language: German)
 Jewish newspapers from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and its surrounding areas.
(Language: English)
One of the first Jewish periodicals in the United States; this website provides access to the newspaper's full text, but not scanned images of the originals.
 (Language: English)
 Archive of the oldest continually-published British Jewish newspaper, from 1841 to the present time. Searching the website is open to all, free of charge, but viewing the newspaper's pages requires a yearly membership.
 (Language: English)
Well-organized list of periodicals related to Judaism available on the internet, both historical and current.
 (Language: English)

General Historical Press

This national program for the digitalization of the press is a long-term project jointly sponsored by the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Its goal is to upload newspapers from all regions of the United States that were published during the years 1836-1922.
 This website currently includes public domain newspapers from California, Florida, Kentucky, New York, Utah, Virginia, and the District of Columbia which were published between 1900 and 1910.
 (Language: English)
Over one million pages of digital content are available through the press digitalization project of the National British Library; however, it is only accessible in the British Library building and through further and higher education institutions throughout England.
(Language: English)
A journal: thoughts and science, Edited by Zvi Yanai. Published between 1963-1996.
(Language: Hebrew)

The National Library of France
The National Library of France website holds a wide array of scanned documents, including historical newspapers and periodicals that were published all over the globe – specifically from French speaking countries and all the French colonies.
In these newspaper and periodicals you can find information about the local Jewish communities (among them France, Morocco, Algeria, and more)
(Language: French)

Google - News Archives Results

This search engine provides search results from related historical press archives.
(Language: English)

Lists of Links, with American emphasis

 (Language: English)
(Language: English)


Jewish Telegraphic Agency
(Language: English)


American Jewess 1895-1899
(Language: English)


Pittsburgh Jewish newspaper project 1895-present(Language: English)

Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1922-1994

(Language: English)

The Jewish South 1893-1899
(Language: English)
The Jewish Herald 1908-1914
(Language: English)
The Jewish Monitor, 1919-1921
(Language: English)
American Jewish Year Book, 1899-2005
(Language: English)

 Site Statistics

No. of Titles:   145
No. of Issues: 181,230
No. of Pages:  1,708,774
Date Range:    1783-2014

 Site News

  • 15.03.2017, Wednesday
    The addition of the paper La Epoca to the website

    La Epoca was the most important Jewish Newspaper published in Thessaloniki,

  • 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.

  • 26.11.2015, Thursday
    The addition of the Sephardic paper "Aherout" to the website

    The "Aherout" paper was published in Jerusalem during the years 1910-1917, the only paper published in Hebrew during the WWI

  • 01.02.2015, Sunday
    The Addition of the journal Kol HaAm

    In August of 1937, the Palestinian Communist Party started publishing a monthly newspaper in Hebrew called "Kol HaAm"

  • 01.02.2015, Sunday
    The Addition of the journal Lebens Fragen

    Lebens-Fragen made its debut appearance in 1951 in Tel Aviv.

  • 01.02.2015, Sunday
    The Addition of the papers The Jewish Morning Journal

    U.S. Yiddish Daily, based in New-York City.

  • 12.05.2014, Monday
    The Addition of the journal B'nai B'rith Messenger to the website

    The paper chronicled Jewish life in Los Angeles for almost one hundred years. This is the 47th newspaper to be added to the website. At this time, the electronic edition contains 11,400 pages.

  • 27.02.2014, Thursday
    The Addition of the journal Literarishe bleter to the website

    A weekly devoted to literature and culture, published in Warsaw between 1924-1939. This is 46th newspaper to be added to the website. At this time, the electronic edition contains 1,719 pages