Professor Dashefsky discusses the “American Jewish Year Book 2015” with the CT Jewish Ledger

The Center’s Director Emeritus, Professor Arnold Dashefsky, recently spoke with the CT Jewish Ledger about the “American Jewish Year Book 2015.”

Arnold Dashefsky

From the article:
“We feel that we have an historic responsibility. Fifty years from now, somebody will want to know something about the Jewish population or about an organization and it’s true that you can find a lot of these things on the Internet. But as far as the infrastructure of the American Jewish community – the 400 or 500 pages that we have listing all the organizations, press, scholarly contributions, transitions in terms of the awards that people have won, and obituaries – you won’t know that 50 years from now, except if you look at the Year Book.”

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