What group in the United States today has the highest percentage of unemployed? It is not women, or one particular ethnic group, or even those without a college degree. The group with the highest percentage of unemployed, some 80 percent in most parts of the country, is adults...
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A $2.5 million grant to Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Boston will fund a groundbreaking program that places young adults with disabilities in jobs.
The Ruderman Family Foundation provided the grant to fund the “Young Adult Transitions to Work” program, which provides young...
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Its been eight long years since the boys said wassup to each other. Even with the effects of a down economy and imminent change in the White House, the boys are still able to come together and stay true to what really matters.
This is not the first parody of the Budweiser beer commercial, of course. There’s this ‘Jewish Wassup’ from a few years back:
December 26, 2007 | 7:00 pmMoshe Shapoff was blown away by the look of the building. He was seeing it on a computer screen in three dimensions, and he couldn't believe the level of detail. It was a redesign of a residential building in Jerusalem, which the architect had made bigger, more modern and certainly...
March 8, 2007 | 7:00 pm
One advocacy group's look at the problem
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Eti Sharabi walked through the glass doors and marveled at the shining hardwood floors and the walls splashed with green and orange, making this space feel more like a sleek advertising or architectural firm than...
April 29, 2004 | 8:00 pm
To Vivian Seigel, Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) is a living, breathing entity that must grow with the times or risk irrelevance. That's why the organization she heads announced in April that it had acquired a Los Angeles-based nonprofit that, like JVS, provides an array of...
January 15, 2004 | 7:00 pm
Benjamin Brown found out a master's degree in Jewish history didn't help him much in finding a job. So a few years ago, Brown, 29, launched an employment Web site for the Jewish community, which he named JewishJobs.com. The initiative seems to have been a success: Brown not only...
March 27, 2003 | 7:00 pm
Every day before Dina Goldstein (not her real name) leaves the house to take her two young children to day care and herself to work, she grabs two bagels and two boxes of orange juice. After buckling the kids into the car, she gives them the bagels and the juice, and they eat...
October 31, 2002 | 7:00 pm
Below is an excerpt from a speech delivered by the late Sen. Paul Wellstone (D-Minn.) at the Shadow Convention in Los Angeles on Aug. 13, 1999. Wellstone, his wife, daughter, three campaign aides and two pilots were killed in a plane crash Oct. 25, see story, p. 18.
I was, this past...
October 3, 2002 | 8:00 pm
I found a job! After spending three years in Jerusalem, I am now gainfully employed in Orange County. I'm also in deep culture shock.
Before moving to Israel I had lived in Los Angeles, where Jews abounded at each of my jobs. I rarely interacted with non-Jews in Israel, much less...
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It was a rough transition for Debbie Murphy. She had just emerged from a difficult divorce after being trapped for two decades in an abusive marriage. Two years ago, she found herself on her own for the first time, unemployed and unequipped.
"Even though I had a bachelor's degree and...
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Carlanna is a young woman who was paralyzed in a car accident in high school. She is now a producer with the "Judge Judy" show. Alex is a qualified doctor from the Ukraine who cannot work in his profession here. He is now a highly successful radiology technician. Irene was a newly...
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October 14, 1999 | 8:00 pmAsserting the moral high ground and evoking biblical imagery, Jewish labor activists announced at the AFL-CIO's national convention here in Los Angeles last weekend a new interfaith campaign to protect worker's rights.
The National Interfaith Committee for Worker Justice, formed with...
March 12, 1998 | 7:00 pm
I'm reading amagazine. Apparently, there's a woman who won't stop having plasticsurgery until she looks exactly like a cat. I'm pondering theimplications of this when someone walks by my cubicle. Fortunately,I've positioned myself and the magazine so that passers-by mightassume my...
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