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Philadelphia’s ‘jewish Exponent’ to Celebrate Its 75th Anniversary

The Jewish Exponent, largest Anglo-Jewish weekly in the United States, will mark its 75th anniversary, it was announced today by Albert H. Lieberman, president of the paper’s board of directors.

The Exponent, founded April 15, 1887 by a group of public-minded Philadelphians, actually dates back to 1875, when its immediate predecessor, The Jewish Record, was established. The anniversary will be celebrated with a special edition on June 1st, plus an anniversary dinner to which some of the nation’s foremost Jewish leaders will be invited, Mr. Lieberman said. The Exponent is owned by the Federation of Jewish Agencies of Greater Philadelphia, but is operated as an independent community newspaper and has its own board of directors.

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