The newspaper is published once a week on Friday.
The Standard began publishing in 1931 and claims to be the oldest Jewish weekly newspaper in New Jersey. The newspaper's stated mission is to provide the Jewish communities of Bergen, Hudson, Passaic, and Rockland counties with an indispensable newspaper that will present local, national, and world news of Jewish interest. The Standard says that it is not affiliated with any program, organization, movement, or point of view, but is dedicated to giving expression to all phases of Jewish life.
Circulation estimate: 24,000 copies
This newspaper is owned by New Jersey / Rockland Jewish Media Group.
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Jewish Standard Reconsiders Ban on Same-Sex Marriage Notices
-- Northjersey.com, the web site of the Bergen County Record newspaper, reported on October 7, 2010: "The Jewish Standard's publisher conceded Wednesday that the paper "may have acted too quickly" when it decided not to publish any more same-sex marriage notices after strong criticism from Orthodox rabbis over the issue. The paper had published a gay...