By Arnold Dashefsky,Ira M. Sheskin

This 12 months e-book, now in its one hundred and fifteenth 12 months, presents perception into significant tendencies within the North American Jewish groups and is the yearly list of the North American Jewish groups. the 1st chapters of half I study Jewish immigrant teams to the U.S. and Jewish lifestyles on campus. Chapters on “National Affairs” and “Jewish Communal Affairs” research the year’s occasions. 3 chapters research the demography and geography of the USA, Canada, and international Jewish populations. half II offers Jewish Federations, Jewish group facilities, social carrier organizations, nationwide corporations, 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 reports courses, books, articles web pages, and study libraries; and lists of significant occasions some time past yr, Jewish honorees, and obituaries.

For these attracted to the North American Jewish community—scholars, carrier services, volunteers—this quantity certainly offers the one most sensible 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 everybody attracted to tracking the dynamics of switch 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 heart, Brown University

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

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

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