By Jonathan Woocher, Meredith Woocher (auth.), Arnold Dashefsky, Ira Sheskin (eds.)
This e-book, in its 113th yr, offers perception into significant developments within the North American Jewish neighborhood, studying Jewish schooling, long island Jewry, nationwide and Jewish communal affairs, and the USA and global 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 contemporary occasions. it's going to turn out valuable to social scientists and historians of the yank Jewish neighborhood, 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 net age, because the best reference paintings on modern Jewish lifestyles. This year’s quantity, with its designated experiences on Jewish schooling and the recent York neighborhood and its updates on Jewish inhabitants statistics, Jewish associations, and the most important Jewish figures who handed within the yr previous, maintains this just right tradition.
Pamela S. Nadell, Chair, division of background, 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 crucial source in all its former glory.
Bruce A. Phillips, Professor of Sociology and Jewish Communal provider, 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 provide me considerate, actual solutions and observations at the key matters, tendencies and facts that outline our continental Jewish neighborhood this day. good into its moment century, the American Jewish yr Book remains to be a vital source for critical leaders, practitioners and scholars who search to floor their paintings in strong learn and updated data.
Jacob Solomon, larger Miami Jewish Federation President and CEO