About Us

About Us

JTA is the definitive, trusted global source of breaking news and analysis on issues of Jewish interest and concern. We are a not-for-profit organization that prides itself on producing compelling, credible, independent, and high-quality journalism. Our reporting reflects the wide spectrum of religious, political and cultural identity within the Jewish community, with our digital properties serving as a town square where Jews of all stripes can debate with and learn about each other.

We keep Jews and Jewish communities worldwide informed and connected, with correspondents in New York, Washington, Jerusalem, and dozens of other cities around the globe. Our global reporting provides extensive coverage of political, economic and social developments affecting Jews in North and South America, Israel, Europe, Africa and Australia.  JTA reporting also shines a spotlight on the cultural happenings, influential thinkers and leaders, and milestone events that are defining the Jewish experience today.

In addition to our premier websites, readers can access JTA content directly through a number of products. JTA also serves as an international news, feature and photo service for more than 100 Jewish publications and websites worldwide that depend on JTA for Jewish news outside of their local community.

Since its founding in 1917, JTA has earned its reputation for journalistic integrity, outstanding reporting and insightful analysis. Over the years, the Jewish community has come to rely on JTA as the single most credible source of news and analysis available about events and issues of Jewish interest anywhere in the world.

Headquartered in New York, JTA is a not-for-profit corporation governed by an independent Board of Directors. It has no allegiance to any specific branch of Judaism or political viewpoint. We receive funding from an array of sources. If you would like to continue to see breaking coverage on news important to the Jewish community, please support JTA.