By Arnold Dashefsky,Ira Sheskin
This booklet, in its 113th 12 months, presents perception into significant developments within the North American Jewish neighborhood, studying Jewish schooling, ny Jewry, nationwide and Jewish communal affairs, and the USA and international Jewish inhabitants. It additionally acts as a huge source with its lists of Jewish associations, Jewish periodicals, and educational assets in addition to Jewish honorees, obituaries, and significant fresh occasions. it may turn out valuable to social scientists and historians of the yankee Jewish group, Jewish communal staff, and the clicking, between others.
For greater than a century, the American Jewish yr Book has remained and keeps to serve, even within the net age, because the prime reference paintings on modern Jewish existence. This year’s quantity, with its targeted reviews on Jewish schooling and the recent York group and its updates on Jewish inhabitants facts, Jewish associations, and the main Jewish figures who handed within the 12 months previous, maintains this just right tradition.
Pamela S. Nadell, Chair, division of historical past, American collage and Co-editor, Making Women’s Histories: past nationwide Perspectives
The 2013 quantity of the American Jewish yr Book impressively demonstrates that Arnold Dashefsky and Ira Sheskin have restored this significant source in all its former glory.
Bruce A. Phillips, Professor of Sociology and Jewish Communal carrier, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of faith, Los Angeles
Having a present American Jewish 12 months Book on my shelf is like having a panel of specialists on American Jewish lifestyles on the prepared, ready to provide me considerate, actual solutions and observations at the key matters, tendencies and data that outline our continental Jewish group at the present time. good into its moment century, the American Jewish yr Book is still a necessary source for critical leaders, practitioners and scholars who search to floor their paintings in strong examine and up to date data.
Jacob Solomon, larger Miami Jewish Federation President and CEO
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