The Jewish Journal (Boston North) is an independent, community-sponsored Jewish newspaper serving the Jewish community of Essex County, Massachusetts north of Boston, and published bi-weekly on Fridays since 1976. It is managed by a Board of Overseers representing points of view of the entire Jewish community. Circulation is more than 12,000.
A grant from the Jewish Federation of The North Shore allows it to be distributed free of charge to all Jewish residents in a Beverly, Boxford, Byfield, Danvers, Essex, Georgetown, Gloucester, Hamilton, Ipswich, Lynn, Lynnfield, Manchester, Marblehead, Middleton, Nahant, Newbury, Newburyport, Peabody, Rockport, Rowley, Salem, Saugus, Swampscott, Topsfield, Wenham, and West Newbury. Jewish residents of Amesbury, Andover, Bradford, Groveland, Haverhill, Lawrence, Merrimac, Methuen, North Andover, and Salisbury must pay a subscription fee to receive the newspaper. The current Publisher is Barbara Schneider, and Bette Keva is the Editor.