Accession consists of various newsclippings and letters written in response by Jacobson to the editors of various Toronto-based publications, individuals and rabbis, related to issues of Jewish identity, Rabbi Meir Kahane, and the Israeli-Lebanese conflict in 1978. Of particular note is a complaint against the Toronto Star filed with the Ontario Press Council by Jacobson surrounding a series of news articles on Dr. Christopher Giannou; a complaint that was upheld by the council.
Jack Jacobson (1920-2007) was born in Toronto in 1920. As a youth, he belonged to Hashomer Hatzair. He was married to Lillian Jacobson.