The nation's first Jewish weekly periodical appears in New York City
In New York City, the Israels Herold was published under the editorship of Isidor Busch. Appearing on a Friday, it ran to eight pages and was printed in German. It ran only until June 15, 1849. (By John Osborne)
Joseph Nathan Kane, ed., Famous First Facts (New York: H.W. Wilson Company, 1981), 457.