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Oct 2 2014

Calling All Journalists: JTA is Hiring an Editorial Assistant

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now hiring

Come work for us! Or at least next to us. Our partners at JTA are hiring an editorial assistant to join the team. See below for the job description and how to apply. 

The Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA), an international wire service focused on Jewish and Israel news, is looking to hire an editorial assistant to join our news team. Candidates should have a background in journalism, be entrepreneurial, web savvy, and have a proven ability to work on a tight deadline. Tasks for this entry-level job will include researching editorial and visual content, loading and updating content in the CMS, creating and writing email newsletters, responding to editorial inquiries, and supporting the general needs of the editorial team. Applicants should have some knowledge of Jewish life and traditions. Basic competency in Photoshop is required, and knowledge of audio- and video-editing software is a plus.

This is a full-time job based in New York City.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and links to three published clips to jobs@jta.org

Jul 24 2014

How to Keep Up With the News in Israel

By at 5:12 pm

JTA daily briefing

Unless you’re living under a rock with no wifi, you know that there is a lot going on in Israel and Gaza right now. But we’re the first to admit it can be hard to keep up.

While Kveller will continue to bring you stories and perspectives from mothers and fathers in Israel and beyond, we leave the hard-hitting reporting to our friends at JTA.

If you’re looking for the latest breaking news from the Middle East, we highly recommend signing up for JTA’s newsletter. It’s free, easy, and you’ll be able to follow along right as things unfold.

Sign up for JTA by clicking here.

Jan 14 2014

Some Exciting News from Kveller

By at 10:02 am

We’re excited to announce that Kveller.com’s parent company, MyJewishLearning, Inc. is merging with the Jewish Telegraphic Agency. JTA is an international news agency that for nearly a century has been covering developments impacting Jews and Jewish communities in North America, Israel, and countries around the world.

You can read more about the merger on MyJewishLearning here. And check out JTA here.

What does this mean for the fine readers of Kveller? You might notice some small changes or links to JTA articles that we think you’ll find interesting. In the meantime, we’ll keep bringing you great content, strong community, and the Jewish cat memes that you’ve grown to love. We’re excited about this new chapter, and glad to have you along!

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