By Arnold Dashefsky, Ira M. Sheskin
This yr publication, now in its a hundred and fifteenth yr, offers perception into significant tendencies within the North American Jewish groups and is the once a year list of the North American Jewish groups. the 1st chapters of half I study Jewish immigrant teams to the U.S. and Jewish existence on campus. Chapters on “National Affairs” and “Jewish Communal Affairs” study the year’s occasions. 3 chapters study the demography and geography of the USA, Canada, and international Jewish populations. half II offers Jewish Federations, Jewish neighborhood facilities, social carrier organizations, 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 content, and study libraries; and lists of significant occasions some time past yr, Jewish honorees, and obituaries.
For these drawn to the North American Jewish community—scholars, provider companies, volunteers—this quantity certainly offers the one top resource of knowledge at the constitution, dynamics, and ongoing spiritual, political, and social demanding situations confronting the group. it may be at the bookshelf of all people drawn to tracking the dynamics of switch within the Jewish groups of North America.
Sidney Goldstein, Founder and Director, inhabitants reviews and coaching middle, Brown collage, and Alice Goldstein, inhabitants reviews and Traini
ng heart, Brown University
The American Jewish yr Book is a distinct and beneficial source for Jewish group execs. it truly is half almanac, listing, encyclopedia and all jointly a quantity to have inside of effortless succeed in. it's the most sensible, concise diary of developments, occasions, and personalities of curiosity for the earlier 12 months. we should 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 specialist source Organization
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American Jewish Year Book 2015: The Annual Record of the North American Jewish Communities by Arnold Dashefsky, Ira M. Sheskin