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

By Arnold Dashefsky,Ira M. Sheskin

This 12 months booklet, now in its one hundred and fifteenth 12 months, presents perception into significant developments within the North American Jewish groups and is the yearly list of the North American Jewish groups. the 1st chapters of half I learn Jewish immigrant teams to the USA and Jewish lifestyles on campus. Chapters on “National Affairs” and “Jewish Communal Affairs” study the year’s occasions. 3 chapters examine the demography and geography of the U.S., Canada, and global Jewish populations. half II presents Jewish Federations, Jewish neighborhood facilities, social carrier organisations, nationwide organisations, 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 pages, and study libraries; and lists of significant occasions some time past yr, Jewish honorees, and obituaries.

For these attracted to the North American Jewish community—scholars, carrier prone, volunteers—this quantity certainly offers the one top resource of data at the constitution, dynamics, and ongoing non secular, political, and social demanding situations confronting the neighborhood. it may be at the bookshelf of each person attracted to tracking the dynamics of switch within the Jewish groups of North America.

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

ng middle, Brown University

The American Jewish yr Book is a different and invaluable source for Jewish neighborhood pros. it truly is half almanac, listing, encyclopedia and all jointly a quantity to have inside effortless achieve. it's the most sensible, concise diary of developments, occasions, and personalities of curiosity for the previous yr. we must always all welcome the 12 months Book’s e-book as an indication of energy for the Jewish neighborhood.

Brenda Gevertz, govt Director, JPRO community, the Jewish specialist source Organization

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