Nostalgia

April ’89 in the Exponent: His Family + Her Family = Double Challenge

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Exponent Features Magazine-Style Cover Back in December 1989, a cartoon called The Simpsons debuted in prime-time and the April 7, 1989 Jewish Exponent also went...

Political Correctness in Short Supply

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Lots of things that wouldn’t pass muster today were part of the Exponent in 1969. Right next to the Meir article was a photo of...

September ’69 in the Exponent: Prime Minister Cites Links Between US and Israel; Golda...

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The Jewish Exponent’s editors didn’t have a tough call in deciding what should lead the paper on Sept. 26, 1969. That’s because Israeli Prime Minister...

Old-School Language on Page 3

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Things change, and that includes language, as seen on the issue’s third page, which served as the equivalent of our modern-day Mazel Tovs page. But...

May ’34 in the Exponent: The Subtle Anti-Semitism of the Magazine Time; A Series...

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The May 11, 1934 Jewish Exponent cover features a single article — and a bizarre one at that. Author Israel Bram, M.D., writes a lengthy...

The Most Amazing Things Happen at Thrift Shop!!

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Page 12 was decidedly more light-hearted than the cover, showcasing a story about “Mrs. Bernard S. Blumenthal,” the new president of the Jewish Federation-run...

July ’60 in the Exponent: Israel Prepares to Try Eichmann; Marlene Dietrich Smash Hit...

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The 1960s are remembered today for the decade’s latter tumultuous years, but the early years were more straight-laced. That’s reflected in the July 1, 1960...

Latin Casino Revived for Day by World Cafe Live

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The Temptations. Diana Ross and the Supremes. Frank Sinatra. Johnny Mathis. Lena Horne. The list goes on and on and on. In the 1960s, Cherry...

A Home & Apartment Guide

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Given that it was 1978, the issue includes a supplement called “Moving On” that featured a brightly colored cover looking like something from The...

April ’78 in the Exponent: ‘Holocaust’ on TV

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Landmark Miniseries Covered in Depth Passover was fast approaching, but the cover (and several pages inside) of the April 14, 1978 Jewish Exponent focused on...