American Jewish Year Book 2012 by Arnold Dashefsky,Ira Sheskin

By Arnold Dashefsky,Ira Sheskin

The 2012 American Jewish yr Book, “The Annual list of yank Jewish Civilization,” comprises significant chapters on Jewish secularism (Barry Kosmin and Ariela Keysar), Canadian Jewry (Morton Weinfeld, David Koffman, and Randal Schnoor), nationwide affairs (Ethan Felson), Jewish communal affairs (Lawrence Grossman), Jewish inhabitants within the usa (Ira Sheskin and Arnold Dashefsky), and global Jewish inhabitants (Sergio DellaPergola). those chapters offer perception into significant traits within the North American and international Jewish neighborhood. the amount additionally acts as a source for the yank Jewish neighborhood and for lecturers learning that group by way of delivering obituaries and lists of Jewish Federations, Jewish group facilities, nationwide Jewish agencies, Jewish in a single day camps, Jewish museums, Holocaust museums, neighborhood and nationwide Jewish periodicals, Jewish honorees, significant fresh occasions within the American Jewish neighborhood, and educational journals, articles, web pages, and books. the quantity should still turn out valuable to social scientists and historians of the yank Jewish group, Jewish communal staff, the clicking, and others drawn to American and Canadian Jews.​

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