About the Jewish Journal Monthly Magazine

About the Jewish Journal Monthly Magazine

Pulbisher: Andrew L. Lipkin

General Manager: Bonnie Deutsch Burdman

Editor: Elise Skolnick

Advertising Director: Phyllis Friedman

Layout & Design: Jamie Durisko

Advertising Manager & Copy Editor: Jamie Durisko

Office: Kathy Schell

The Jewish Journal Monthly Magazine is a publication of the YAJF and has received major grants from the Schermer Trust, The Maurice and Florence Lipscher Charitable Trust and ZOA.

It’s sent monthly by mail to members of the Jewish community in the Mahoning and Shenango valleys and is read by approximately 6,000 people. It’s distributed by email to over 5,100 individuals. It’s available in every branch of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County and the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library. It’s available for download on the Federation website.

Submissions to the Journal (ads and articles) are due by the 15th of each month. Submissions may be edited for clarity and/or length. Download our Submissions Guidelines

JJMM Mission Statement

  • The Youngstown Jewish Journal Monthly Magazine, a publication of the Youngstown Area Jewish Federation, strives to-
    • Provide a major tool of community communication for the Youngstown Area Jewish Federation and its affiliated agencies;
    • Present current local, national and world news of Jewish interest;
    • Offer timely commentary, interpretation, analysis, and authentic background on events of the day for the purpose of encouraging the concern and response vital to our responsibilities as American and Jews;
    • Enrich the cultural interest of individuals and the community through articles, features, reviews and other material of both local and national Jewish content and interest;
    • Provide a communication tool to enable all members of the Jewish community to express their viewpoints on issues of Jewish importance and interest;
    • Demonstrate commitment to the progress and continuity of Jewish life in the U.S., especially our local area, Israel and around the world.

The JJMM does not assume the responsibility for the Kashruth of any product or service advertised on its pages.

To contact the JJMM:

Phone 330.746.3250

Fax: 330.746.7926

Email: Journal@JewishYoungstown.org

Mail: 505 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown, Ohio 44504-1314

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