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Charlotte Jewish News

Charlotte Jewish News
Type Monthly magazine
Owner(s) The Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte
Publisher The Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte
Editor Amy Montoni
Founded January 1979
Headquarters 5007 Providence Road, Suite 112, Charlotte, North Carolina 28226[1]
Circulation 4,137 households (December 2012)
OCLC number 38071216

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


  • Content, editor, and circulation 1
  • History 2
  • Ownership and management 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Content, editor, and circulation

The Charlotte Jewish News reports on local Jewish news and events, opinions/editorials from local personalities, and Jewish holidays, rituals, and events in Charlotte, the United States, and Israel.[4][5][3] 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 Amy Montoni.[6] Its circulation as of December 2012 was 4,137 households.[7][3][8]


The first issue of the Charlotte Jewish News was published in January 1979.[9][3] That issue was sponsored by the Charlotte Jewish Federation, the Hebrew Academy, and the Jewish Community Center, and its editor was Ann Langman.[9] 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.[9][10][11][12] In the mid-1990s, its Editor was Harvey Cohen.[13] In 2011, its Editor was Amy Krakovitz.[14]

A 1997 survey of the Charlotte Jewish community found that 44% of its members always or usually read the Charlotte Jewish News.[15]

Ownership and management

The Charlotte Jewish News is affiliated with and published by the

  • Official website
  • Facebook page

External links

  1. ^ a b c American Jewish Year Book, 1996 96. VNR AG. 1995. Retrieved March 17, 2013. 
  2. ^ "About Us". The Charlotte Jewish News. Retrieved March 17, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c d Leigh Pressley (2007). Insiders' Guide to Charlotte. Globe Pequot. 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. Retrieved March 17, 2013. 
  6. ^ a b "Community Directory; Charlotte Jewish News". Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte. Retrieved March 17, 2013. 
  7. ^ "9th Annual Charlotte Jewish Film Festival". Charlotte Jewish Film Festival. December 2012. Retrieved March 17, 2013. 
  8. ^ Benn's Media – CMP Information, Modern Humanities Research Association. Benn Business Information Services. 2004. Retrieved March 17, 2013. 
  9. ^ a b c "The Charlotte Jewish News [Charlotte, N.C.: January 1979] North Carolina Newspapers". Retrieved March 17, 2013. 
  10. ^ "Rita Chernoff Mond Obituary". Charlotte Observer. January 10, 2012. Retrieved March 17, 2013. 
  11. ^ Elsie S. Benton (January 19, 2012). "Obituaries for January 20". South Charlotte Weekly. Retrieved March 17, 2013. 
  12. ^ "Why the Jews?". Charlotte Observer. January 23, 1994. Retrieved March 17, 2013. 
  13. ^ "Charlotte Jews Express Shock". Charlotte Observer. November 5, 1995. Retrieved March 17, 2013. 
  14. ^ Marissa Brooks (May 4, 2011). "Running for their families and for the sake of others". Charlotte Observer. Retrieved March 17, 2013. 
  15. ^ Ira M. Sheskin (November 1997). "1997 Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte Jewish Community Study; Main Report". Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte. Retrieved March 17, 2013. 
  16. ^ "Home". The Charlotte Jewish News. Retrieved March 17, 2013. 
  17. ^ "Home". The Charlotte Jewish News. Retrieved March 17, 2013. 
  18. ^ "Executives Sound Alarm on Health Care". Charlotte Observer. June 14, 1991. Retrieved March 17, 2013. 
  19. ^ "Foundation of Shalom Park – Charlotte". Retrieved March 17, 2013. 


The Foundation of Shalom Park, a 501(c)(3) non-profit agency, owns and manages the properties and facilities for the Charlotte Jewish News.[19]

[18] It is a member of the Jewish Press Association, and abides by its ethics.[17] It is overseen by a board of directors representing members of the Charlotte Jewish community.[1][6][16]

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