The Atlanta Jewish Times, a Southern Israelite publication, is owned and published by Michael A. Morris. Michael Jacobs is the editor.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Atlanta Jewish Times is to create a sense of community throughout the geographically dispersed Jewish people of greater Atlanta. The AJT accomplishes its mission through the timely dissemination of local news and important national Jewish and Israeli interests; support of local synagogue, nonprofit and cultural endeavors and events; the announcement of family simchas and lifecycle events; thought-provoking dialogue and debate on current issues and Jewish ideas; and the strengthening of the bonds and understanding of Jewish culture, tradition and family.

While the AJT is distributed free throughout the community, on the web and through social media outlets, home delivery is offered as a convenience and as an opportunity for anyone in the Jewish community to support this mission.

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About The Owner


Michael A. Morris | Owner and Publisher

Michael A. Morris purchased the Atlanta Jewish Times at the end of 2014. Immediately before purchasing the AJT, Michael was the interim director of the Friends of the IDF for the Southeast Region. In past endeavors, Michael was one of the founders of travelgirl magazine. In Michael’s early career, he founded and operated GMA Partners, a NASD-regulated investment banking and stock brokerage firm. He also was the assistant to the controller of Wolf Camera and an assistant trader on the OTC trading floor of Merrill Lynch.

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About The Editor

Michael Jacobs | Editor-In-Chief
Atlanta Jewish Times Editor Michael Jacobs is on his second stint leading the newspaper’s editorial operations, having served as managing editor from 2005 to 2008. In a news career that began in 1991, Jacobs also has worked at USA Today, The Washington Times, The (Henderson, N.C.) Daily Dispatch, The North Jersey Herald & News, and

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