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

By Arnold Dashefsky,Ira M. Sheskin

This 12 months e-book, now in its a hundred and fifteenth yr, presents perception into significant developments 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” research the year’s occasions. 3 chapters learn the demography and geography of the USA, Canada, and international Jewish populations. half II presents Jewish Federations, Jewish group facilities, social carrier organisations, nationwide businesses, 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 experiences courses, books, articles web content, and learn libraries; and lists of significant occasions long ago yr, Jewish honorees, and obituaries.

For these drawn to the North American Jewish community—scholars, carrier companies, volunteers—this quantity surely presents the only 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 everybody 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 college, and Alice Goldstein, inhabitants reports and Traini

ng heart, Brown University

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

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

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