Arnold Dashefsky,Ira M. Sheskin's American Jewish Year Book 2015: The Annual Record of the PDF

By Arnold Dashefsky,Ira M. Sheskin

This yr booklet, now in its a hundred and fifteenth 12 months, presents perception into significant tendencies within the North American Jewish groups and is the once a year checklist of the North American Jewish groups. the 1st chapters of half I study Jewish immigrant teams to the united states and Jewish lifestyles on campus. Chapters on “National Affairs” and “Jewish Communal Affairs” research the year’s occasions. 3 chapters study the demography and geography of the united states, Canada, and international Jewish populations. half II offers Jewish Federations, Jewish neighborhood facilities, social carrier firms, nationwide corporations, in a single day camps, museums, and Israeli consulates. the ultimate chapters current nationwide and native Jewish periodicals and broadcast media; educational assets, together with Jewish stories courses, books, articles web content, and examine libraries; and lists of significant occasions long ago yr, Jewish honorees, and obituaries.

For these drawn to the North American Jewish community—scholars, provider services, volunteers—this quantity unquestionably offers the only top resource of data at the constitution, dynamics, and ongoing spiritual, political, and social demanding situations confronting the group. it's going to be at the bookshelf of each person drawn to tracking the dynamics of switch within the Jewish groups of North America.

Sidney Goldstein, Founder and Director, inhabitants stories and coaching middle, Brown collage, and Alice Goldstein, inhabitants experiences and Traini

ng middle, Brown University

The American Jewish yr Book is a different and helpful source for Jewish neighborhood execs. it really is half almanac, listing, encyclopedia and all jointly a quantity to have inside of effortless succeed in. it's the top, concise diary of tendencies, occasions, and personalities of curiosity for the earlier 12 months. we must always all welcome the 12 months Book’s book as an indication of energy for the Jewish group.

Brenda Gevertz, government Director, JPRO community, the Jewish expert source Organization

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