American Jewish Year Book 2013: The Annual Record of the by Arnold Dashefsky,Ira Sheskin

By Arnold Dashefsky,Ira Sheskin

This e-book, in its 113th 12 months, offers perception into significant traits within the North American Jewish group, interpreting Jewish schooling, ny Jewry, nationwide and Jewish communal affairs, and the united states and international Jewish inhabitants. It additionally acts as a massive 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 valuable to social scientists and historians of the yankee Jewish group, Jewish communal employees, and the click, between others. 

For greater than a century, the American Jewish yr Book has remained and maintains to serve, even within the web age, because the top reference paintings on modern Jewish lifestyles. This year’s quantity, with its particular experiences on Jewish schooling and  the recent York group and its updates on Jewish inhabitants records, Jewish associations, and the key Jewish figures who handed within the 12 months previous, maintains this best tradition.

Pamela S. Nadell, Chair, division of historical past, American college and Co-editor, Making Women’s Histories: past nationwide Perspectives

 The 2013 quantity of the American Jewish 12 months 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, developments and data that outline our continental Jewish neighborhood at the present time. good into its moment century, the American Jewish yr Book is still a vital source for severe leaders, practitioners and scholars who search to flooring their paintings in stable study and up to date data.

Jacob Solomon, larger Miami Jewish Federation President and CEO

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