FACTOID # 18: Alaska spends more money per capita on elementary and secondary education than any other state.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > The Jerusalem Post
 The May 16, 1948 Palestine Post headline announcing the creation of the state of Israel
The May 16, 1948 Palestine Post headline announcing the creation of the state of Israel

The Jerusalem Post is an Israeli daily English language broadsheet newspaper, originally founded on December 1, 1932, by American journalist-turned-newspaper-editor Gershon Agron as the The Palestine Post. The newspaper's name was changed in 1950 after the state of Israel was declared and the Mandate of Palestine ended. Download high resolution version (1381x915, 552 KB)May 16, 1948 edition of Jewish newspaper The Palestine Post, soon renamed into The Jerusalem Post. ... Download high resolution version (1381x915, 552 KB)May 16, 1948 edition of Jewish newspaper The Palestine Post, soon renamed into The Jerusalem Post. ... Jerusalem (Hebrew:  , Yerushaláyim or Yerushalaim; Arabic:  , al-Quds (the Holy); official Arabic in Israel: أورشليم القدس, Urshalim-al-Quds (combining the Biblical and common usage Arabic names) is the capital and largest city[1] of the State of Israel with a population of 724,000 (as of May 24, 2006[2... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... Newspaper sizes in August 2005. ... December 1 is the 335th (in leap years the 336th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will take you to a full 1932 calendar). ... Gershon Agron (born Agronsky, 1894-1959) was an Israeli press pioneer and onetime mayor of Jerusalem. ... The Palestine Post was an English language Zionist newspaper founded on December 1, 1932 by American journalist-turned-newspaper-editor, Gershon Agron in the British mandate of Palestine and subsequently, in Israel. ...


During its time as The Palestine Post, the publication supported the struggle for a Jewish homeland in Palestine and openly opposed British policy restricting Jewish immigration during the Mandate period.


The paper was slightly liberal or left of centre and supported the Israeli Labor Party until 1989 when it was purchased by Hollinger Inc. under the control of Canadian conservative newspaper magnate Conrad Black at which point the paper became supportive of the Likud. A number of journalists resigned from the Post after Black's takeover and founded the centrist weekly Jerusalem Report. Currently, the Jerusalem Post is viewed as having a moderate right of center slant on news coverage, although left-wing columns are often featured on the editorial pages. Look up liberal on Wiktionary, the free dictionary Liberal may refer to: Politics: Liberalism American liberalism, a political trend in the USA Political progressivism, a political ideology that is for change, often associated with liberal movements Liberty, the condition of being free from control or restrictions Liberal Party, members of... In politics, left-wing, political left, leftism, or simply the left, are terms which refer (with no particular precision) to the segment of the political spectrum typically associated with any of several strains of socialism, social democracy, or liberalism (especially in the American sense of the word), or with opposition... Labour (העבודה HaAvoda) is an Israeli political party. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Hollinger Inc. ... This article deals with conservatism as a political philosophy. ... Conrad Moffat Black, Baron Black of Crossharbour OC, PC, (born August 25, 1944, in Montreal, Quebec), is a British biographer, financier and newspaper magnate. ... Likud (Hebrew: ליכוד, literally means consolidation) is a hawkish centre-right political party in Israel. ... The Jerusalem Report is a biweekly newsmagazine that covers political and social issues in Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish world, from a centrist viewpoint. ...


The Jerusalem Post espouses economic positions close to those of neo-liberalism: tight fiscal control on public spending, curbing of welfare, cutting taxes, and anti union monopoly legislation among various other subjects pertaining to reforming Israeli society. The paper also competes with the left of center Haaretz newspaper, which began publishing an English language edition in the 1990s. Haaretz (Hebrew: (help· info), The Land) is an Israeli newspaper, founded in 1919. ... This article is about the year. ...


As with other Israeli newspapers, the Jerusalem Post is published from Sunday to Friday, with no edition appearing on Saturday (the Jewish Sabbath) and Jewish religious holidays. The current head editor is David Horovitz (formerly editor of the Jerusalem Report) who took over for current Wall Street Journal editorial board member Bret Stephens. David Horovitz (b. ... The Wall Street Journal is an influential international daily newspaper published in New York City, New York with an average daily circulation of 1,800,607 (2002). ... Bret Stephens is a writer, editorialist and member of the Wall Street Journal Editorial Board. ...


On November 16, 2004, Hollinger sold the paper to Mirkaei Tikshoret Ltd., a Tel Aviv-based publisher of Israeli newspapers. CanWest Global Communications, Canada's biggest media concern, had announced an agreement to take a 50 percent stake in the Jerusalem Post after Mirkaei buys the property. 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... CanWest Global Communications Corp. ...


The Jerusalem Post also maintains an internet edition, Jpost.com.


See also

The following are some of the newspapers published in Israel. ...

External links

  • Jerusalem Post - Internet Edition
  • Palestine Post - complete searchable contents 1932-1950

References

  • Palestine Post Founded (Jerusalem Post Founded) - December 1, 1932

  Results from FactBites:
 
Political Disputes at the Jerusalem Post (1064 words)
Every time Tom Rose, chief executive and publisher of the Jerusalem Post, leaves his office at the newspaper, he passes by a bright yellow sign posted on his wall that screams "Tom Rose Go Home." The sign is proof that he has no illusions about what his employees think of him, Rose jokes.
The Jerusalem Post is considered by many to be Israel's English-language journal of record, though not always at the cutting edge of the political and business news fronts.
Post insiders say the plan may also include new agreements to buy outside content such as the recent launch of pages from The Wall Street Journal, and possibly, an agreement with an overseas Jewish newspaper such as the Forward.
The Jerusalem Post - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (395 words)
The Jerusalem Post is an Israeli daily English language broadsheet newspaper, originally founded on December 1, 1932, by American journalist-turned-newspaper-editor Gershon Agron as the The Palestine Post.
Currently, the Jerusalem Post is viewed as having a moderate right of center slant on news coverage, although left-wing columns are often featured on the editorial pages.
The Jerusalem Post espouses economic positions close to those of neo-liberalism: tight fiscal control on public spending, curbing of welfare, cutting taxes, and anti union monopoly legislation among various other subjects pertaining to reforming Israeli society.
  More results at FactBites »

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m