Jewish Nonprofit Organizations in the U.S.: A Preliminary Survey

  title={Jewish Nonprofit Organizations in the U.S.: A Preliminary Survey},
  author={Paul Burstein},
  journal={Contemporary Jewry},
  • P. Burstein
  • Published 1 July 2011
  • Political Science
  • Contemporary Jewry
Organizations are at the heart of American Jewish life. Though there has been considerable research on specific organizations and types of organizations, there has been very little on the overall organizational structure of the Jewish community. This article takes some preliminary steps in that direction. It pulls together historical data on American Jewish organizations and data on contemporary Jewish organizations from a source not previously used: the U.S. Internal Revenue Service’s database… 
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