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«The Jewish Press» – A Gevalt from the Torah True

An Examination of the Concepts Holocaust and Israel in the American Jewish Newspaper «The Jewish Press»

Sahra L. Lindeberg

The Jewish Press’ purpose is to promote Jewish Orthodoxy. The book explores this popular American Jewish newspaper and more precisely the development of the paper’s ideology over a period of forty years offering a new understanding of the phenomenon Orthodoxy. Orthodoxy must be understood as a dynamic concept continually changing as a result of historical developments and hegemonic struggles with other ideologies about telling the Jew in modern society how he is to understand himself and the surrounding world.

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