Charlotte Jewish News
TypeMonthly magazine
Owner(s)The Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte
PublisherThe Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte
EditorShira Firestone
FoundedJanuary 1979
HeadquartersCharlotte, North Carolina[1]
Circulation4,137 households (December 2012)
OCLC number38071216
Websitecharlottejewishnews.org

The Charlotte Jewish News (the CJN) is a monthly (except July) Jewish magazine headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.[1][2][3]

Content, editor, and circulation

The Charlotte Jewish News reports on local and international Jewish news, events, and Jewish holidays, rituals.[3][4][5] It has sections on art, sports, entertainment, health, business, finance, real estate, and Jewish travel, as well as kosher recipes.[5]

The Editor of the CJN is Shira Firestone. Its circulation as of December 2012 was 4,137 households.[3][6][7]

History

The first issue of the Charlotte Jewish News was published in January 1979.[3][8] That issue was sponsored by the Charlotte Jewish Federation, the Hebrew Academy, and the Jewish Community Center, and its editor was Ann Langman.[8] Its co-Editor and co-founder was Rita Mond, who served as its full-time Editor for many years and subsequently as an advertising executive.[8][9][10][11]

The editors through the years are as follows:

Editor First Issue Ref.
Ann Langman (with Rita Mond listed as co-editor) Jan 1979 [12]
Ann Langman and Rita Mond Dec 1979 [13]
Rita Mond Jun/Jul 1984 [14]
Harvey Cohen Jun/Jul 1994 [15]
Cynthia Chapman Aug 1996 [16]
Susan Kramer May 1997 [17]
Suzanne Cannon (interim editor) Apr 1998 [18]
Amy Krakovitz Montoni Aug 1998 [19]
Shira Firestone Aug 2020 [20]

Ownership and management

The Charlotte Jewish News is affiliated with and published by the Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte, and operates as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.[1][21][22] It is overseen by a board of directors representing members of the Charlotte Jewish community.[23] It is a member of the Jewish Press Association, and abides by its ethics.[24]

The Foundation of Shalom Park, a 501(c)(3) non-profit agency, owns and manages the properties and facilities for the Charlotte Jewish News.[25]

References

  1. ^ a b c American Jewish Year Book, 1996. 96. VNR AG. 1995. ISBN 9780874951103. Retrieved March 17, 2013.
  2. ^ "Charlotte Jewish News, About Us". The Charlotte Jewish News. Retrieved March 17, 2013.
  3. ^ a b c d Leigh Pressley (2007). Insiders' Guide to Charlotte. Globe Pequot. ISBN 9780762741793. Retrieved March 17, 2013.
  4. ^ "The Charlotte Jewish News". The Charlotte Jewish News. Retrieved March 17, 2013.
  5. ^ a b "Charlotte Jewish News". Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte. Archived from the original on February 7, 2012. Retrieved March 17, 2013.
  6. ^ "9th Annual Charlotte Jewish Film Festival" (PDF). Charlotte Jewish Film Festival. December 2012. Retrieved March 17, 2013.[permanent dead link]
  7. ^ Benn's Media – CMP Information, Modern Humanities Research Association. Benn Business Information Services. 2004. ISBN 9780863825576. Retrieved March 17, 2013.
  8. ^ a b c "The Charlotte Jewish News [Charlotte, N.C.: January 1979] North Carolina Newspapers". Library.digitalnc.org. Retrieved March 17, 2013.
  9. ^ "Rita Chernoff Mond Obituary". Charlotte Observer. January 10, 2012. Retrieved March 17, 2013.
  10. ^ Elsie S. Benton (January 19, 2012). "Obituaries for January 20". South Charlotte Weekly. Archived from the original on April 11, 2013. Retrieved March 17, 2013.
  11. ^ "Why the Jews?". Charlotte Observer. January 23, 1994. Retrieved March 17, 2013.
  12. ^ "CJN Jan 1979".
  13. ^ "CJN Dec 1979".
  14. ^ "CJN Jun/Jul 1984".
  15. ^ "CJN Jun/Jul 1994".
  16. ^ "CJN Aug 1996".
  17. ^ "CJN May 1997".
  18. ^ "CJN Apr 1998".
  19. ^ "CJN Aug 1998".
  20. ^ "CJN Aug 2020".
  21. ^ "Community Directory; Charlotte Jewish News". Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte. Archived from the original on April 15, 2013. Retrieved March 17, 2013.
  22. ^ "Home". The Charlotte Jewish News. Retrieved March 17, 2013.
  23. ^ "Home". The Charlotte Jewish News. Retrieved March 17, 2013.
  24. ^ "Executives Sound Alarm on Health Care". Charlotte Observer. June 14, 1991. Retrieved March 17, 2013.
  25. ^ "Foundation of Shalom Park – Charlotte". Shalomcharlotte.org. Retrieved March 17, 2013.