By Arnold Dashefsky,Ira M. Sheskin
The American Jewish yr Book, now in its 116th 12 months, is the once a year list of the North American Jewish groups and gives perception into their significant traits. half I provides 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 area (April 1, 2015 – April 15, 2016), which specializes in US–Israel relatives. Chapters 15-17 examine the demography and geography of the united states, Canadian, and global Jewish populations. partly III, bankruptcy 18 offers lists of Jewish associations, together with federations, group facilities, social provider corporations, nationwide organisations, synagogues, Hillels, day colleges, 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 reviews courses, books, articles, web pages, and examine libraries; and bankruptcy 21 offers lists of significant occasions long ago yr, Jewish honorees, and obituaries.
An worthy list of Jewish lifestyles, the American Jewish 12 months Book illuminates modern concerns 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 reviews, and Director Emerita of the Frankel middle for Judaic reviews, collage of Michigan
A century from now and extra, the stately volumes of the American Jewish yr Book will stand because the authoritative checklist of Jewish existence considering 1900. For an individual attracted to tracing the long term evolution of Jewish social, political, spiritual, and cultural developments from an target but passionately Jewish standpoint, there easily is not any substitute.
Lawrence Grossman, American Jewish yr booklet 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