By Arnold Dashefsky,Ira M. Sheskin
The American Jewish 12 months Book, now in its 116th 12 months, is the yearly checklist of the North American Jewish groups and offers perception into their significant tendencies. half I offers a discussion board at the Pew Survey, “A Portrait of yankee Orthodox Jews.” Part II starts with bankruptcy thirteen, "The Jewish Family." bankruptcy 14 examines “American Jews and the overseas area (April 1, 2015 – April 15, 2016), which specializes in US–Israel family. Chapters 15-17 learn the demography and geography of the U.S., Canadian, and global Jewish populations. partly III, bankruptcy 18 offers lists of Jewish associations, together with federations, neighborhood facilities, social provider organisations, nationwide corporations, synagogues, Hillels, day faculties, camps, museums, and Israeli consulates. within the ultimate chapters, bankruptcy 19 provides nationwide and native Jewish periodicals and broadcast media; bankruptcy 20 presents educational assets, together with Jewish experiences courses, books, articles, web content, and learn libraries; and bankruptcy 21 provides lists of significant occasions some time past yr, Jewish honorees, and obituaries.
An beneficial list of Jewish lifestyles, the American Jewish yr Book illuminates modern concerns with perception and breadth. it's a window right into a advanced and ever-changing world.
Deborah sprint Moore, Frederick G. L. Huetwell Professor of heritage and Judaic experiences, and Director Emerita of the Frankel heart for Judaic reports, collage of Michigan
A century from now and extra, the stately volumes of the American Jewish 12 months Book will stand because the authoritative checklist of Jewish existence considering 1900. For an individual drawn to tracing the long term evolution of Jewish social, political, non secular, and cultural tendencies from an target but passionately Jewish point of view, there easily is not any substitute.
Lawrence Grossman, American Jewish 12 months 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