The Press: The Patriarch

Moses lived to the golden age of 120—and gave his people a toast that has endured the centuries. "Biz hundert un tswantsik [until 120]," says the Jew on anniversary occasions, expressing the hope that the honored guest may live to equal Moses' span. Last week Jews all over the world raised a figurative glass to one among them that had reached the magic year: the Jewish Chronicle, the world's oldest and most influential Jewish newspaper.

On its 120th anniversary, the weekly English-language Chronicle has reason to be proud. By a quarter century, no other...

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