This post first appeared as “Introducing The Times of Israel” on The Shmooze blog at the Forward.
Jewish and Israeli news junkies are rejoicing at the launch yesterday of yet another media outlet — The Times of Israel.
The Jerusalem-based online-only publication is helmed by British-born David Horovitz, formerly editor and publisher of The Jerusalem Report and editor-in-chief at the Jerusalem Post. In a blog post from yesterday, he wrote, “The Times of Israel represents a determined effort, by a team of skilled, committed journalists, to report Israel, the region and the Jewish world accurately and engagingly.” He claimed that the publication would assert the interconnectedness of the global Jewish community, making it “a must-read, must-visit current affairs website for the Jewish people.”
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