In some ways, the mayoral candidate’s $1,000 a month stipend sounds a lot like a kollel paycheck.
“We have some families whose income has just stopped.”
“The last thing people are thinking about is giving to a nonprofit.”
It’s LinkedIn meets Tinder.
Britain issued guidelines to ensure that Sabbath-observant Jews are not denied unemployment benefits for refusing to work on Saturdays.
Unemployment declined in August. Sounds good, no? Maybe not. Most of the decline isn’t because unemployed people found jobs, but because they stopped looking.
I question whether America is more innovative now than it was in the 1950s and 1960s, when our safety net was stronger and unions were able to bargain for living wages.
Esther Merves, 54
Ben Bochner, 56
For older Jewish workers, job loss can be particularly painful. We spoke with six people about their careers and the road ahead.