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from The LA Jewish Journal

New Rabbis Face Tough Job Market

The rabbinate has been hit hard by this recession. Congregations are pulling in less money, and many larger synagogues are going without assistant rabbis, while some smaller congregations have cut solo rabbis to part-time positions. At the same time, more veteran rabbis are holding on to their jobs as retirement funds shrink, and some retired clergy are back in the job market.

from The Jewish Chronicle

Rich Listers prove top givers

Five of Britain’s ten richest people are Jewish, according to this year’s Sunday Times Rich List.