New Jersey Jewish News

The New Jersey Jewish News
Type Weekly newspaper
Owner(s) United Jewish Communities of MetroWest New Jersey
Editor Andrew Silow-Carroll
Founded 1946
Headquarters 901 Route 10
Whippany, New Jersey, U.S.
Circulation 24,000[1]

The New Jersey Jewish News (NJJN) is a weekly newspaper published by United Jewish Communities (UJC) of MetroWest New Jersey.[2] All newspaper editorial content is independent of UJC, and the views it expresses are not necessarily those of UJC.[2]

Coverage and scope

In addition to other issues, it covers local, national, and world events; Jewish culture and the arts; and Jewish holidays, celebrations, and other topics of interest.[3] It is among the largest Jewish newspapers in the United States, and the largest-circulation weekly newspaper in New Jersey.[3][4] NJJN publishes five editions, and reaches 58,000 households.[3]


The newspaper was founded in 1946 as The Jewish News.[3][5] Merging in 1947 with the Jewish Times of Newark, it kept the Jewish News name.[3][6] In 1988, it was renamed the MetroWest Jewish News.[3][7][8] In 1997, it acquired The Jewish Horizon of Union and Somerset counties, changed its name to the New Jersey Jewish News, and focused on Jewish issues in New Jersey.[3][9] In 1998, the newspaper acquired the Jewish Reporter.[3]


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