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The American Israelite


The longest-running English-language Jewish newspaper still published in the United States. 

Access Locations: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), All Branch Libraries, Outside the Library

Subjects: Genealogy; Historical Newspapers; U.S. Newspapers; Jewish Studies

Notes: Search using keywords or browse specific issues by date (under Publications). Published throughout its run in Cincinnati, Ohio, this weekly newspaper was originally titled The Israelite from 1854-1874, and became The American Israelite in 1874. For genealogical research, use Advanced Search to limit results to Birth Notices, Marriage Announcements, Obituaries, or Soldier Lists (other categories are also available).

Dates of Coverage: 1854-2000

Update Frequency: N/A

Print Equivalent: The Dorot Jewish Division has print and microfilm holdings for this publication.

Provider: ProQuest Information and Learning

Format: Web

Output Type: Print, Email, Download