American Jewish Year Book 2016: The Annual Record of North by Arnold Dashefsky, Ira M. Sheskin

By Arnold Dashefsky, Ira M. Sheskin

The American Jewish 12 months Book, now in its 116th 12 months, is the once a year list of the North American Jewish groups and gives perception into their significant developments. half I offers a discussion board at the Pew Survey, “A Portrait of yank Orthodox Jews.Part II starts with bankruptcy thirteen, "The Jewish Family." bankruptcy 14 examines “American Jews and the foreign enviornment (April 1, 2015 – April 15, 2016), which makes a speciality of US–Israel kinfolk. Chapters 15-17 study the demography and geography of the USA, Canadian, and global Jewish populations. partially III, bankruptcy 18 offers lists of Jewish associations, together with federations, neighborhood facilities, social carrier corporations, nationwide firms, synagogues, Hillels, day faculties, camps, museums, and Israeli consulates. within the ultimate chapters, bankruptcy 19 provides nationwide and native Jewish periodicals and broadcast media; bankruptcy 20 presents educational assets, together with Jewish experiences courses, books, articles, web pages, and learn libraries; and bankruptcy 21 offers lists of significant occasions some time past yr, Jewish honorees, and obituaries.

An necessary checklist of Jewish existence, the American Jewish yr ebook illuminates modern matters with perception and breadth. it's a window right into a advanced and ever-changing world.

Deborah sprint Moore, Frederick G. L. Huetwell Professor of background and Judaic reviews, and Director Emerita of the Frankel heart for Judaic experiences, collage of Michigan

A century from now and extra, the stately volumes of the American Jewish yr publication will stand because the authoritative checklist of Jewish lifestyles given that 1900. For someone drawn to tracing the long term evolution of Jewish social, political, non secular, and cultural traits from an aim but passionately Jewish point of view, there easily isn't any substitute.

Lawrence Grossman, American Jewish 12 months booklet Editor (1999-2008) and Contributor (1988-2015)

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16 %). 5 Childhood Involvement in Jewish Activities Among adults, far more Orthodox Jews attended a yeshiva or Jewish day school when they were children than did other Jews. Roughly three-quarters of Orthodox Jews (73 %) say they attended a full-time Jewish school when they were growing up, compared with 17 % of other Jews. 9 Most Orthodox adults participated in Jewish activities when they were children % of adults who … as children NET Jewish Orthodox Haredi Modern Orthodox Other Jews Conservative Reform No denomination Jews by religion Jews of no religion Attended yeshiva/ Jewish day school % 23 73 81 57 17 21 15 16 26 13 Received other formal Jewish education % 59 32 22 51 62 71 75 40 63 44 Became bar/bat mitzvah % 51 72 78 62 48 59 53 36 58 27 Attended overnight Jewish summer camp % 38 74 85 59 34 43 36 27 44 18 Source: Pew Research Center 2013 Survey of US Jews, Feb.

20-June 13, 2013. H23 By contrast, Orthodox Jews are significantly less likely to have participated in the kind of part-time Jewish programs that typically supplement a largely secular education, such as Hebrew school or Sunday school, when they were children. 8 And 74 % of Orthodox Jews attended an overnight Jewish summer camp while growing up; among other Jews, 34 % went to such a camp. Haredi Jews are significantly more likely than Modern Orthodox Jews to report attending Jewish day school, becoming a bar/bat mitzvah or attending overnight Jewish summer camp, although majorities of adults in both groups say they had these experiences when they were children.

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