By Arnold Dashefsky, Ira Sheskin
This ebook, in its 114th yr, presents perception into significant traits within the North American Jewish groups, analyzing the lately accomplished Pew file (A Portrait of Jewish American), gender in American Jewish existence, nationwide and Jewish communal affairs and the united states and international Jewish inhabitants. It additionally acts as a huge source with lists of Jewish associations, Jewish periodicals and educational assets in addition to Jewish honorees, obituaries and significant fresh occasions. it's going to end up beneficial to social scientists and historians of the yank Jewish neighborhood, Jewish communal staff and the click, between others.
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DellaPergola pattern. Similar trends characterized other aspects of formal and informal Jewish education, such as had Bar/Bat-mitzvah, informal Jewish education, summer camp, or knowing the Hebrew alphabet. Turning to some ideational fundamentals, Being Jewish was very important to 56 % of Jews by religion; 20 % of no-religion, Jewish; and only 4 % of no-religion, partly Jewish. Very similar ideational erosion appeared also regarding the importance of being part of a Jewish community (33 %, by itself not very impressive, among Jews by religion; 14 % of no-religion, Jewish; and 6 % of no-religion, partly Jewish).
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In expanding their database subsequent to the finalization of the sampling plan, Brandeis researchers identified a very small number of Jews in counties located in the excluded stratum. Brandeis researchers also identified one county in the excluded stratum that is home to a Jewish educational institution. The Religious Congregations and Membership Study indicates that there are 11 US counties that are home to a synagogue that did not appear on the commercial list of synagogues used in designing the sampling plan.
American Jewish Year Book 2014: The Annual Record of the North American Jewish Communities by Arnold Dashefsky, Ira Sheskin