LONDON (Jul. 20)
A total of 933 Jewish newspapers and magazines are currently being published throughout the world with 332 in Israel and 601 in the rest of the world, according to the fifth edition of the “Jewish Press of the World” issued today. The survey is prepared and edited by Josef Fraenkel and published by the cultural department of the World Jewish Congress.
The survey disclosed that 34.7 percent of the 933 papers are published in English, 26.6 percent in Hebrew and 16.4 percent in Yiddish. The fifth edition includes data on editors, editorial boards, principal contributors and circulations of most of the 933 periodicals listed. There are also statistical tables showing the geographic and linguistic distribution of the Jewish press.