By Arnold Dashefsky, Ira M. Sheskin
The American Jewish 12 months Book, now in its 116th 12 months, is the once a year checklist of the North American Jewish groups and offers perception into their significant traits. half I offers a discussion board at the Pew Survey, “A Portrait of yankee Orthodox Jews.”Part II starts with bankruptcy thirteen, "The Jewish Family." bankruptcy 14 examines “American Jews and the overseas area (April 1, 2015 – April 15, 2016), which makes a speciality of US–Israel kin. Chapters 15-17 study the demography and geography of the U.S., Canadian, and international Jewish populations. partly III, bankruptcy 18 presents lists of Jewish associations, together with federations, group facilities, social carrier enterprises, nationwide firms, synagogues, Hillels, day colleges, camps, museums, and Israeli consulates. within the ultimate chapters, bankruptcy 19 offers nationwide and native Jewish periodicals and broadcast media; bankruptcy 20 presents educational assets, together with Jewish stories courses, books, articles, web content, and examine libraries; and bankruptcy 21 provides lists of significant occasions some time past yr, Jewish honorees, and obituaries.
An valuable checklist of Jewish lifestyles, the American Jewish 12 months ebook illuminates modern matters with perception and breadth. it's a window right into a complicated and ever-changing world.
Deborah sprint Moore, Frederick G. L. Huetwell Professor of historical past and Judaic stories, and Director Emerita of the Frankel heart for Judaic stories, college of Michigan
A century from now and extra, the stately volumes of the American Jewish yr ebook will stand because the authoritative checklist of Jewish existence considering the fact that 1900. For a person drawn to tracing the long term evolution of Jewish social, political, non secular, and cultural traits from an target but passionately Jewish viewpoint, there easily isn't any substitute.
Lawrence Grossman, American Jewish yr publication Editor (1999-2008) and Contributor (1988-2015)
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Figures may not sum to 100 % due to rounding. Results repercentaged to exclude nonresponse However, in terms of secular education, Modern Orthodox Jews are more similar to Conservative and Reform Jews than they are to Haredi Jews. Three-in-ten Modern Orthodox Jews (29 %) have post-graduate degrees, and an additional 36 % have bachelor’s degrees; among Haredi Jews, just 10 % have post-graduate degrees, and an additional 15 % have bachelor’s degrees. 2 A Portrait of American Orthodox Jews: A Further Analysis of the 2013 Survey… 21 There are only modest differences among Jewish denominations when it comes to annual incomes.
I use the term “community” privileging the social construct of my research participants. The 2011 Jewish Community Study of New York provides important demographic data regarding New York Jews who identify as Syrian. However, since the study did not ask whether these individuals identify as belonging to the Syrian Jewish community it is not possible to determine whether these data reflect the New York Syrian Jewish community. In the same way as there are Syrian Jews who do not identify as belonging to a Syrian Jewish community, there are also individuals who do not have Syrian or Middle Eastern ancestry and who identify as belonging to the community.
Results repercentaged to exclude nonresponse However, in terms of secular education, Modern Orthodox Jews are more similar to Conservative and Reform Jews than they are to Haredi Jews. Three-in-ten Modern Orthodox Jews (29 %) have post-graduate degrees, and an additional 36 % have bachelor’s degrees; among Haredi Jews, just 10 % have post-graduate degrees, and an additional 15 % have bachelor’s degrees. 2 A Portrait of American Orthodox Jews: A Further Analysis of the 2013 Survey… 21 There are only modest differences among Jewish denominations when it comes to annual incomes.