The new home for the Detroit Jewish News Digital Archive is the University of Michigan Bentley Historical Library. This is a free searchable database containing over 100 years of digital copies of the Detroit Jewish Chronicle and the Detroit Jewish News. The Detroit Jewish News covers 1942 to the present and the Detroit Jewish Chronicle 1916-1951. Researchers will be able to browse by date or use a full-text search. It can be access through the University of Michigan online database ad through the Detroit Jewish News website (


To search the Historical Library database for both the Detroit Jewish Chronicle and the Detroit Jewish News go to:


Thank you to Reeva Kimble, JGS Willamette Valley for sharing this information.

Thank you to Jan Meisels Allen, Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee for making us aware of this valuable resource

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