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By Arnold Dashefsky,Ira M. Sheskin

This yr publication, now in its a hundred and fifteenth 12 months, 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 learn Jewish immigrant teams to the USA and Jewish existence on campus. Chapters on “National Affairs” and “Jewish Communal Affairs” examine the year’s occasions. 3 chapters examine the demography and geography of the U.S., Canada, and global Jewish populations. half II presents Jewish Federations, Jewish neighborhood facilities, social carrier organizations, nationwide companies, 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 some time past 12 months, Jewish honorees, and obituaries.

For these attracted to the North American Jewish community—scholars, carrier companies, volunteers—this quantity definitely presents the only top resource of knowledge at the constitution, dynamics, and ongoing non secular, political, and social demanding situations confronting the neighborhood. it may be at the bookshelf of all people drawn to tracking the dynamics of swap within the Jewish groups of North America.

Sidney Goldstein, Founder and Director, inhabitants reviews and coaching middle, Brown college, and Alice Goldstein, inhabitants reviews and Traini

ng middle, Brown University

The American Jewish 12 months Book is a different and helpful source for Jewish neighborhood pros. it really is half almanac, listing, encyclopedia and all jointly a quantity to have inside of effortless achieve. it's the most sensible, concise diary of tendencies, occasions, and personalities of curiosity for the earlier 12 months. we must always all welcome the yr Book’s e-book as an indication of energy for the Jewish group.

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