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American Jewish Year Book 2016 (Hardcover)
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The American Jewish Year Book, now in its 116th year, is the annual record of the North American Jewish communities and provides insight into their major trends. Part I presents a forum on the Pew Survey, A Portrait of American Orthodox Jews. Part II begins with chapter 13, "The Jewish Family." Chapters 14 and 15 include “American Jews and the Domestic Arena (April 1, 2015 – March 31, 2016),” which examines Jewish communal affairs, and “American Jews and the International Arena (April 1, 2015 – April 15, 2016), which focuses on US–Israel Relations. Chapters 16-18 analyze the demography and geography of the US, Canadian, and world Jewish populations. In Part III, chapter 19 provides lists of Jewish institutions, including federations, community centers, social service agencies, national organizations, synagogues, Hillels, day schools, camps, museums, and Israeli consulates. In the final chapters, chapter 20 presents national and local Jewish periodicals and broadcast media; Chapter 21 provides academic resources, including Jewish Studies programs, books, articles, websites, and research libraries; and chapter 22 presents lists of major events in the past year, Jewish honorees, and obituaries.