Terms of Use

Terms of Use

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All materials published on the Jewish Telegraphic Agency’s web sites (hereinafter: “The Content”) are protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws and by international treaties. The Content is owned by the Jewish Telegraphic Agency (hereinafter: “JTA”) or used with permission.

The Content is made available to you for personal, non-commercial use only, and shall not be published, copied, reproduced or otherwise distributed, in any medium or by any means, including but not limited to electronic, mechanical, photocopying, photographic, magnetic, or other record, without the prior written consent of JTA.

For reproduction rights, please contact JTA by phone: 212-643-1890 or by E-mail: info@jta.org


Although comments and questions are welcomed, JTA does not accept unsolicited submissions or creative ideas for its JTA programs, newspapers or products. Any electronic or print messages, suggestions, ideas or concepts that are submitted shall become, and remain, the property of JTA. Furthermore, JTA is not responsible for the confidentiality of any information communicated to the JTA. By communicating Materials to the JTA, you are granting JTA a royalty-free, non-exclusive, perpetual, unrestricted, worldwide license to publish, transmit, perform and display the Materials for any purpose, including, but not limited to, advertising and promotional purposes.


JTA is not responsible for the content of any Web sites for which links may be found on JTA Web sites. These links are provided for your convenience only and you access them at your own risk.


By using these Web sites and/or posting Materials, you agree to indemnify JTA, its officers, directors, employees, agents, distributors and affiliates for any and all claims, damages, losses and causes of action arising out of your breach or alleged breach of this agreement.

Information and opinions expressed in opinion pieces (i.e. op-ed columns) are not necessarily those of JTA. Neither JTA, nor its officers, directors, employees, agents, distributors or affiliates are responsible or liable for any loss damage (including, but not limited to, actual, consequential, or punitive), liability, claim, or other injury or cause related to or resulting from any information posted on JTA’s Web sites.

JTA shall have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor the comments, opinions and information posted by users on its Web site, including blogs. JTA may, at its sole discretion, immediately remove or delete any such user comments, opinions and information it deems inappropriate or objectionable, or otherwise in violation of these Terms of Use.


JTA may, in its sole discretion, terminate or suspend your access to all or part of the sites for any reason.


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These sites are controlled and operated by JTA from JTA’s headquarters in New York, NY. JTA does not represent or warrant that Content on the sites is appropriate or available for use in other locations. If you choose to access these sites from other locations, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with any and all local laws.

This agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the city and state of New York, as it is applied to agreements entered into and performed within that area. Any action brought to enforce this agreement or matters related to the sites shall be brought in the courts of the city and state of New York. If any provision of this agreement is deemed void, unlawful or otherwise unenforceable for any reason, that provision shall be severed from this agreement and the remaining provisions of this agreement shall remain in force. This contains the entire agreement between you and JTA concerning your use of the site, and the agreement shall not be modified, except in writing, signed by both parties. Please contact webmaster@jta.org with any other questions about JTA’s terms of service and content usage issues.