NewsBits: Around the Jewish Web

from the Jerusalem Post:

North American Jewish press battered, not beaten

If the newspaper industry is undergoing economic natural selection, then Jewish newspapers might be the most fit for survival.

Operating in the niche market of one of the most highly educated demographics, Jewish news products could be poised to stay in print form the longest, said Rob Eshman, editor-in-chief of the Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles. While he said there was a lot of depressing news surrounding the Jewish press, it was not suffering like other sectors of journalism.

from Reform Judaism online:

Campus Life 203: Jewish Passion, Jewish Profession

If you are dedicated to changing the world for the better and seek to serve people at critical times in their lives -moments of joy and sadness, illness and health, ease and challenge – is this a good time to consider a career in Jewish service? Yes, if you consider historical trends.

from The Forward:

‘The Perfect Storm’ for Day Schools

A new school years brings fresh worries about declining enrollments and making ends meet.