Summary of Jewish Organizations in the United States

By Charles S. Bernheimer

American Jewish Committee (AJC), Jewish Publication Society (JPS), 1901

The author outlines developments relating to Jewish organizations in the United States, including: religious denominational organizations, such as the Reform movement's Union of American Hebrew Congregations, and the Orthodox Jewish Congregational Union of America; rabbinical seminaries, Hebrew Union College and the Jewish Theological Seminary; rabbinical and cantorial professional associations; educational and cultural organizations; Zionist organizations; fraternal organizations; and charities, including medical institutions and social service organizations. Numbers of Jewish organizations per US state are provided. A list of major Jewish organizations in various other world countries is also provided.

Topic: History, Development, Masorti Judaism, Orthodox Judaism, Conservative Judaism, Fundraising and Philanthropy, Jewish Organizations, Religious Denominations, Zionism, Reform Judaism, Philanthropy and Fundraising, Social Services, Education, Synagogues and Congregations

Name of Publication: American Jewish Year Book

Volume/Issue: Vol. 2

Page Number(s): 496-516

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Genre: Report

Coverage: United States , World

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Bernheimer, Charles S. Summary of Jewish Organizations in the United States. American Jewish Year Book. American Jewish Committee (AJC),Jewish Publication Society (JPS). 1901: 496-516. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=5442


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