The Jewish Week
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Washington Jewish Week is an award-winning independent community weekly newspaper whose logo reads, "Serving the nation's capital and the greater Washington Jewish community since 1930." Its main office is located in Rockville, Maryland, a Maryland suburb of the District of Columbia.Over the...
is an independent weekly newspaper
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serving the Jewish community of the metropolitan New York City area. The Jewish Week covers news relating to the Jewish community in NYC and has world-wide distribution.
Gary Rosenblatt is the editor and publisher of The Jewish Week of New York, a position he has held since 1993. Previously he was the editor of the Baltimore Jewish Times for 19 years.-Early career:...
has been the editor and publisher since 1993.
Content and editorial policy
The Jewish Week covers the latest Jewish news from New York, the United States and Israel.
Major sections include:
- News: Includes New York regional Jewish news, US National Jewish news, Israel news, and business news.
- Features: Includes Arts, Events, and youth features.
The Jewish Week publishes five regional editions serving Manhattan
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, Long Island
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Queens is the easternmost of the five boroughs of New York City. The largest borough in area and the second-largest in population, it is coextensive with Queens County, an administrative division of New York state, in the United States....
, Westchester County
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Brooklyn is the most populous of New York City's five boroughs, with nearly 2.6 million residents, and the second-largest in area. Since 1896, Brooklyn has had the same boundaries as Kings County, which is now the most populous county in New York State and the second-most densely populated...
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and has a circulation of more than 70,000 households weekly.
each week, giving it the largest circulation of any North American Jewish newspaper.
In 2000, Rosenblatt and the newspaper won the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism from the Journalism Center on Children & Families for the story "Stolen Innocence", an investigative report that uncovered allegations of decades of child abuse by a youth movement leader and high school principal, Baruch Lanner
Baruch S. Lanner is an American Orthodox rabbi who was convicted of child sexual abuse.-Career:Lanner was the principal of Hillel Yeshiva High School in Ocean Township, New Jersey and later the director of regions for the Orthodox Union's National Conference of Synagogue Youth, .-Crimes:In 2000,...
. The story was initially criticized for being "malicious gossip". The revelations were seen as a "watershed in the way the Orthodox community addresses sexual abuse" and led to Lanner's resignation and conviction.