A Brief History

The Jewish Exponent is the flagship publication of the Jewish Publication Group, which also produces The Guide to Jewish Philadelphia and numerous special interest supplements.

The award-winning newspaper has played a vital role in connecting our community since it first rolled off the presses on April 15, 1887.

The second-oldest continuously published Jewish newspaper in the United States, it has evolved from its roots as a voice for prominent businessmen to a multimedia platform for delivering Jewish news and information and stimulating community dialogue.

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Publisher’s Statement

Published weekly since 1887 with an annual resource Guide published in September (ISSN 0021-6437)

©2017 Jewish Exponent (all rights reserved). Any funds realized from the operation of the Jewish Exponent exceeding expenses are required to be made available to the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, a nonprofit corporation with offices at 2100 Arch St., Philadelphia, PA 19103. 215-832-0700.