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cial services section allowing users to track the stock mar-
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more personalized approach in order to provide the visitor
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member(s) that are
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Visitors to the site will be able to browse through 500
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kosher recipes and 1,800 Jewish books, plan a wedding
or bar-bat mitzvah party, read book reviews, plan and
book trips, access 9,800 Jewish-related Web links, study
the Torah, participate in surveys, obtain healthcare information and read the
columns of prominent Jewish writers.
According to Browett, Jewish.com has taken a new approach to its affili-
Jewish.com is a subsidiary of Jewish Renaissance Media, "a leading gather-
"The expanded package now allows our partners to benefit by adding an affil-
er of unique, useful and engaging information for and about the American
iate agreement at no cost, with a portion of all purchases [made on the site]
Jewish community," according to its mis-
directed back to them."
In recent weeks, Jewish.com has added a range of new partners, including
JRM was co-founded in 2000 by phi-
Universal Studios Chanukah Festival and Jewish Television Network. Banners and
lanthropist Michael H. Steinhardt, com-
buttons will feature partners and affiliates that team with Jewish.com so that users
pany chairman, and Detroit Jewish News
know they can trust the products and services they find on the site.
publisher Arthur M. Horwitz, president.
In coming months, Jewish.com will continue to undergo improvements, such as
JRM, based in Farmington Hills, is a
introducing streaming video and other, more advanced technological features.
national voice reflecting diverse view-
the jewish community online'
To keep users up-to-date with the latest additions, Jewish.com has developed a
points and advocating positions designed
weekly newsletter. Said Browlett, "The new and improved Jewish.com already is
to build Jewish unity and continuity.
succeeding in its goal to be the catalyst for the interactive exchange of information
In addition to Jewish.com , acquired in
and services for the Jewish community."
2001, JRM's holdings include the 77-year-old Atlanta Jewish Times, 60-
year-old Detroit Jewish News and 18-year-old Style magazine.
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