The 2012 American Jewish Year Book, aThe Annual Record of American Jewish Civilization, a contains major chapters on Jewish secularism (Barry Kosmin and Ariela Keysar), Canadian Jewry (Morton Weinfeld, David Koffman, and Randal Schnoor), national affairs (Ethan Felson), Jewish communal affairs (Lawrence Grossman), Jewish population in the United States (Ira Sheskin and Arnold Dashefsky), and World Jewish population (Sergio DellaPergola). These chapters provide insight into major trends in the North American and world Jewish community. The volume also acts as a resource for the American Jewish community and for academics studying that community by supplying obituaries and lists of Jewish Federations, Jewish Community Centers, national Jewish organizations, Jewish overnight camps, Jewish museums, Holocaust museums, local and national Jewish periodicals, Jewish honorees, major recent events in the American Jewish community, and academic journals, articles, websites, and books. The volume should prove useful to social scientists and historians of the American Jewish community, Jewish communal workers, the press, and others interested in American and Canadian Jews.aTable 2.7 Regional differences Torontoa (%) Montrealb (%) Vancouverc (%) Orthodox 14.2 24.3 7a12 Jewish Day School enrollmentd 34.2 65.5 16 Kosher in home ... Similar high numbers can be found for attendance at a Passover Seder.
|Title||:||American Jewish Year|
|Author||:||Arnold Dashefsky, Ira Sheskin|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-12-09|