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By Arnold Dashefsky,Ira M. Sheskin

The American Jewish 12 months Book, now in its 116th 12 months, is the yearly list 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 off with bankruptcy thirteen, "The Jewish Family." bankruptcy 14 examines “American Jews and the foreign enviornment (April 1, 2015 – April 15, 2016), which makes a speciality of US–Israel kinfolk. Chapters 15-17 examine the demography and geography of the united states, Canadian, and global Jewish populations. partially III, bankruptcy 18 presents lists of Jewish associations, together with federations, neighborhood facilities, social provider organisations, nationwide enterprises, 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 reports courses, books, articles, web pages, and examine libraries; and bankruptcy 21 offers lists of significant occasions some time past 12 months, Jewish honorees, and obituaries.

An worthy checklist of Jewish existence, the American Jewish 12 months Book illuminates modern matters with perception and breadth. it's a window right into a complicated and ever-changing world.

Deborah sprint Moore, Frederick G. L. Huetwell Professor of historical past and Judaic reports, and Director Emerita of the Frankel heart for Judaic reviews, college of Michigan

A century from now and extra, the stately volumes of the American Jewish 12 months Book will stand because the authoritative list of Jewish existence when you consider that 1900. For someone drawn to tracing the long term evolution of Jewish social, political, non secular, and cultural developments from an aim but passionately Jewish standpoint, there easily isn't any substitute.

Lawrence Grossman, American Jewish yr booklet Editor (1999-2008) and Contributor (1988-2015)

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