TIMES OF ISRAEL
Jewish News is back, more energised and ambitious than ever
by Richard Ferrer
April 22, 2022
If like me, your sense of time is all over the place at the moment (is it April or May?), you’ll be forgiven for thinking the Jewish News is yesterday’s news. After all, just seven days ago, I wrote 600 misty-eyed words about our final issue after 24 years. Well, let’s just say a week is a very long time in Jewish media. Long story short, seven days ago we were set to shut shop and launch a merged newspaper in partnership with the Jewish Chronicle. Six days ago a bigger anonymous rival bid (which is poised to purchase the Jewish Chronicle this week) forced a sudden change of plan…READ MORE
JEWISH CHRONICLE New JC owner as JC Trust approves sale to consortium This week, the Trust has supported a liquidation process whereby the ownership of the JC would be transferred by the liquidators from the Kessler Foundation, a charity which has owned the paper for several decades, to a consortium led by Sir Robbie Gibb, former head of communications at 10 Downing Street.