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 ebook, now in its a hundred and fifteenth 12 months, presents perception into significant tendencies within the North American Jewish groups and is the once a year checklist of the North American Jewish groups. the 1st chapters of half I study Jewish immigrant teams to the USA and Jewish lifestyles on campus. Chapters on “National Affairs” and “Jewish Communal Affairs” examine the year’s occasions. 3 chapters examine the demography and geography of the USA, Canada, and global Jewish populations. half II presents Jewish Federations, Jewish neighborhood facilities, social carrier businesses, nationwide firms, 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 pages, and examine libraries; and lists of significant occasions long ago 12 months, Jewish honorees, and obituaries.

For these attracted to the North American Jewish community—scholars, carrier prone, volunteers—this quantity definitely presents 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 every body drawn to tracking the dynamics of swap within the Jewish groups of North America.

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

ng middle, Brown University

The American Jewish 12 months Book is a distinct and worthwhile source for Jewish neighborhood pros. it really is half almanac, listing, encyclopedia and all jointly a quantity to have inside of effortless succeed in. it's the top, concise diary of traits, occasions, and personalities of curiosity for the earlier yr. we must always all welcome the 12 months Book’s booklet as an indication of power for the Jewish neighborhood.

Brenda Gevertz, government Director, JPRO community, the Jewish expert source Organization

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