By Jonathan Woocher, Meredith Woocher (auth.), Arnold Dashefsky, Ira Sheskin (eds.)
This publication, in its 113th yr, presents perception into significant traits within the North American Jewish neighborhood, interpreting Jewish schooling, ny Jewry, nationwide and Jewish communal affairs, and the USA and global 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's going to turn out worthwhile to social scientists and historians of the yankee Jewish group, Jewish communal employees, and the clicking, between others.
For greater than a century, the American Jewish 12 months Book has remained and maintains to serve, even within the net age, because the major reference paintings on modern Jewish existence. This year’s quantity, with its targeted stories on Jewish schooling and the hot York neighborhood and its updates on Jewish inhabitants records, Jewish associations, and the foremost Jewish figures who handed within the 12 months prior, keeps this fabulous tradition.
Pamela S. Nadell, Chair, division of background, 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 yr Book on my shelf is like having a panel of specialists on American Jewish lifestyles on the prepared, ready to offer me considerate, exact solutions and observations at the key concerns, tendencies and information that outline our continental Jewish group this present day. good into its moment century, the American Jewish 12 months Book is still a vital source for severe leaders, practitioners and scholars who search to floor their paintings in strong study and updated data.
Jacob Solomon, better Miami Jewish Federation President and CEO
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American Jewish Year Book 2013: The Annual Record of the North American Jewish Communities by Jonathan Woocher, Meredith Woocher (auth.), Arnold Dashefsky, Ira Sheskin (eds.)