Joseph Aaron, publisher and columnist for Chicago Jewish News, dies in Jerusalem

Joseph Aaron

We are deeply saddened to inform our readers of the passing away of Joseph Aaron, the longtime publisher and editor-in-chief of the Chicago Jewish News, for which he also wrote a weekly column.

“Aaron, 64, died of a suspected heart attack Nov. 16 outside a restaurant in Jerusalem . . . He lived in Jerusalem while also maintaining a home in the West Rogers Park neighborhood, his brother said.” ~ Bob Goldsborough, Chicago Tribune Obituaries, Nov 27, 2019, 5:36 pm (Please use this link to view the full obituary).

We will publish a final, commemorative issue of The Chicago Jewish News in the coming weeks and will post the issue to this site.

1 Comment on "Joseph Aaron, publisher and columnist for Chicago Jewish News, dies in Jerusalem"

  1. I was so saddened to have heard a few weeks ago of Joseph’s passing. I always enjoyed reading his opinion pieces. But I enjoyed reading the entire newspaper too, so I’m also sad that it will no longer be published.

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