Jewish Star. New English-jewish Publication, Started in Washington
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Jewish Star. New English-jewish Publication, Started in Washington

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The Jewish Star, a new English-Jewish publication made its appearance here this week-end. It will have a guaranteed circulation of 10,000 copies, according to a statement made at a press conference by Leon Zalis, publisher and president of a corporation formed by a group of local Jewish communal leaders.

The new publication will appear every other week. Its editor is A. B. Kapplin, former managing editor of the Puluth, Minnesota, News-Tribune, who was retired here recently as a national director of B’nai B’rith, after being associated with the Supreme Lodge headquarters for the past 14 years.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund