The Jewish Standard
is a newspaper
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based in Teaneck
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, New Jersey
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, USA, that serves the Jewish community in Bergen County
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. The Jewish Standard
was founded in 1931 and is the oldest Jewish weekly in New Jersey.
Unaffiliated with any program, organization, or movement, it claims to be dedicated to giving expression to all phases of Jewish life. The Jewish Standard
is independently owned, and says it is committed to "Jewish continuity and to Israel and America's well-being that have made both countries blessed."
In 1984, the company took over publishing of the Jewish Community News
, the Jewish newspaper of Passaic County
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In 1991, the company began publishing the Rockland Jewish Reporter
as the official publication of The Jewish Federation of Rockland County.
In 2002, the company began publishing About Our Children
, a source for information for Jewish families.
The papers have won numerous awards from the American Jewish Press Association
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, the North Jersey Press Club, the Society of Professional Journalists
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and from Parenting Publications of America.