Historical Jewish Press


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shearim Hazit Haam Haam
Shearim Hazaphon Hazit Haam



Shearim, the official newspaper of Poalei Agudat Israel Party, was published between 1934-1981. Initially it was published randomly, later it became a weekly, and from 1951  it was published daily.















"Hazaphon", founded and edited by revisionist lawyer and activist Abraham Vainshel, was the first local newspaper in Israel, covering Haifa and the Northern region of mandatory Palestine.














"Hazit Haam" was founded several months after "Haam" was closed, and was the newspaper of the extremist revisionist group "Brit Habirionim".













"Haam" was founded before the 17th Zionist conference, to give voice to the Revisionist movement's ideology and program. Its official editor was Jabotinsky, but it was edited mainly by Yeivin.

















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 Site Statistics

No. of Titles:   145
No. of Issues: 181,230
No. of Pages:  1,708,744
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.