By Arnold Dashefsky,Ira M. Sheskin
The American Jewish yr Book, now in its 116th 12 months, is the yearly list of the North American Jewish groups and offers perception into their significant traits. half I offers a discussion board at the Pew Survey, “A Portrait of yank Orthodox Jews.” Part II starts off with bankruptcy thirteen, "The Jewish Family." bankruptcy 14 examines “American Jews and the foreign enviornment (April 1, 2015 – April 15, 2016), which specializes in US–Israel kinfolk. Chapters 15-17 study the demography and geography of the united states, Canadian, and international Jewish populations. partly III, bankruptcy 18 offers lists of Jewish associations, together with federations, group facilities, social carrier firms, nationwide companies, synagogues, Hillels, day faculties, camps, museums, and Israeli consulates. within the ultimate chapters, bankruptcy 19 offers nationwide and native Jewish periodicals and broadcast media; bankruptcy 20 presents educational assets, together with Jewish stories courses, books, articles, web pages, and examine libraries; and bankruptcy 21 provides lists of significant occasions long ago 12 months, Jewish honorees, and obituaries.
An priceless checklist of Jewish existence, the American Jewish 12 months Book illuminates modern matters with perception and breadth. it's a window right into a complicated and ever-changing world.
Deborah sprint Moore, Frederick G. L. Huetwell Professor of historical past and Judaic stories, and Director Emerita of the Frankel heart for Judaic reports, college of Michigan
A century from now and extra, the stately volumes of the American Jewish yr Book will stand because the authoritative list of Jewish existence for the reason that 1900. For a person attracted to tracing the long term evolution of Jewish social, political, spiritual, and cultural developments from an target but passionately Jewish point of view, there easily is not any substitute.
Lawrence Grossman, American Jewish yr e-book Editor (1999-2008) and Contributor (1988-2015)
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American Jewish Year Book 2016: The Annual Record of North American Jewish Communities by Arnold Dashefsky,Ira M. Sheskin