A consortium from the Jewish community and beyond has reached an agreement with the paper’s former owners, the Kessler Foundation, to take over The Chronicle.
For me, as for the vast majority of its readers, the first thing I turned to as the JC arrived each week was Bermant.
The board of the Jewish News, which describes itself as Britain's biggest Jewish newspaper, made the same announcement.
According to its statement, the weekly newspaper ‘will not be able to survive the impact of the current coronavirus epidemic in its current form’. In truth, its problems predate the pandemic.
"Devastating news for us," said Stephen Pollard, editor of the Jewish Chronicle.