Berman Jewish Policy Archive @ NYU Wagner
Top Downloads of the Year
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Dear friends,

Thank you for making last year another tremendous one for BJPA. You and over 65,000 other users visited bjpa.org during 2012. Here's what users downloaded most often:

1 Rupture and Reconstruction: The Transformation of Contemporary Orthodoxy 
     (Haym Soloveitchik
)
 

2.  The Limmud International Study: Jewish Learning Communities on a  Global Scale
     (Steven M. CohenEzra Kopelowitz)

3.  Profiling the Professionals: Who's Serving Our Communities? (Steven M. Cohen  

  

4.  Beyond Distancing: Young Adult American Jews and Their Alienation from Israel
     (Steven M. CohenAri Y. Kelman) 

 

5.  Camp Works: The Long-Term Impact of Jewish Overnight Camp  

     (Steven M. CohenRon MillerIra M. SheskinBerna Torr)  

  

6.  Jewish Population in the United States, 2011 (Ira SheskinArnold Dashefsky)

  

7.   Generation of Change: How Leaders in their Twenties and Thirties are Reshaping American Jewish Life  (Jack Wertheimer)

  

8.  Moving Beyond the Limited Reach of Current "Social Media" Approaches: Why Jewish Digital Communities Require Rich and Remixable Narrative Content 
(Owen Gottlieb)

  

9.  Language Syncretism and the Hybridization of Religious Jewish Identity in Postmodern America (Chaya Nove)

 

10.Matrilineal Ascent/Patrilineal Descent: The Gender Imbalance in American Jewish Life (Sylvia Barack FishmanDaniel Parmer)  

 

11.  Modern Orthodoxy and the Challenges to Its Establishment: An interview with Marc B. Shapiro (Manfred GerstenfeldMarc B. Shapiro)  

  

12. The Jewish Demography of Florida (Ira M. Sheskin)

  

13. Workmen's Circle / Arbeter Ring 2012 American Jews' Political Values Survey
      (Steven M. CohenSamuel Abrams)  

  

14.  Defining Israel Education (Bethamie Horowitz)

  

15. Building a Base of Reform Jewish Leadership: An Impact Study of Three Youth Programs (Samantha M. Pohl)   

  

16. Three Questions: Orthodoxy's Power, and After (Yehudah Mirsky)

  

17. Demography of the Contemporary Russian-Speaking Jewish Diaspora (Mark Tolts) 

  

18. Sh'ma January 2012: The Jewish Electorate 2012--Complete Issue 

  

19. Creating an Open Orthodox Rabbinate (Dov LinzerAvi Weiss)  

  

20. The Future of Reform Jewry: An interview with Rabbi David Ellenson
      (David EllensonManfred Gerstenfeld)  

 

Have a happy and successful 2013!

- Seth Chalmer
Assistant Director, BJPA