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Jewish Newspapers in Los Angeles

The major newspapers, the Jewish newspapers, the Yiddish newspapers and the neighborhood newspapers, all contain information of interest to Jewish researchers.

Project link will help you to search for newspapers for California and to find the library in which they are archived.

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California Newspaper Project

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Southern California Obituaries Resource Project (SCORP)

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Htttp://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~socalobituaries/

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US Gen Web Project

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B’nai B’rith Messenger

One of the most useful Jewish newspapers for research on the Los Angeles Jewish community is the B’nai B’rith Messenger, published from 1898 through 1995. It became the L.A. Jewish Times in 1996. Copies and microfilmed copies are available at Hebrew Union College, the Rosemead branch of the L.A. County Library system, UCLA, the Jewish Community Library and at the Magnes Museum in San Francisco.

Jewish Newpapers currently published in Southern California

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Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles

3580 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 1510, Los Angeles, CA 90010

(213) 368-1661 – www.jewishjournal.com

Editor-in-Chief: Robert Eshman

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The Jewish Observer

P.O. Box 261661, Encino, CA

(818) 981-1244

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Heritage Southwest Jewish Press

Central California Jewish Press Heritage (Bakersfield)

Orange County Jewish Heritage

San Diego Jewish Press Heritage

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L.A. Jewish News

15060 Ventura Blvd. Suite 210, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403         

818/786-4000

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Panorama (Russian Language)

7060 Hollywood Blvd., #919, Los Angeles, CA 90028

(323) 463-7007; www.kmnb.com

Historical Jewish Newspapers published in Los Angeles

(Compiled by Norton B. Stern, index to California Jewish History, a descriptive bibliography. Glendale, CA. The Arthur H. Clark Company. 1967.

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B’nai B’rith Messenger, 1897 –

Editors: Victor Harris, 1897-1901?

              Joseph J. Cummins, 1919 on

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California Jewish Bulletin, Mar. 1933 - ?

Editor: B.M. Baker

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California Jewish Life, Dec. 1950 – Apr. 1951

Yiddish; Editor: Ezekiel Branstein

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California Jewish Press, 1955 –

Editor: Lee Soble

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California Jewish Review, 1920-1929

Editors: Ernest Trattner, Joseph J. Cummins

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California Jewish Voice, [Merger of California Jewish Bulletin and California Jewish Review] May 1922 –

Editors: Dr. L.G. Reynolds, Dr. Charles Wortsman, Sam Gach

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Heritage, Feb. 18, 1854 –

Editor: Herb Brin

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Hollywood Jewish News, 1933 - ?

Editor: A.L. Pinku

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The Jewish Herald, Feb. 6, 1912 - ?

Editor: Harry A. Goldma

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The Jewish Merchant and Guide, 1925 - ?

Editor: Herman E. Robbins

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The Jewish Press (later Folks-Zeitung), Jan. 1934 – Nov. 1936?

Yiddish, with some English; Editor: L. Blan

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Jewish Times, Oct. 1930 - ?

Editor: Hyman Deitch

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The Jewish World, Sept. 1933 - ?

Editor: Rabbi S.M. Neche

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Los Angeles Jewish Bulletin, 1927 - ?

English and Yiddish; Editor: Joseph L. Malamut

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The Los Angeles Jewish Center, Apr. 20, 1944 - ?

Editor: Max Strasburg

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Los Angeles K’Hillah Bulletin, Oct. 16, 1940 - ?

Yiddish; Editor: Julius L. Samson

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The Messenger, Sept. 1933 – Aug. 1934

English and Ladino; Editor: Robert Benveniste

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The Scribe, June – Sept. 1931

English and Yiddish; Editor: George J. Saylin

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Undzer Vort, Mar. 1939 - ?

Yiddish; Editors: H. Rosenblatt, Y. Friedland, H. Goldovski

 

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