A discussion on existing unemployment conditions among Jewish Youth will be the feature of the annual convention of the Council of Young Israel which is being held at the Hotel Scarboro, Long Branch, N. J., June 13-16. Young Israel with a membership of eight thousand maintains the largest Sabbath observing employment agency in the country.
Definite steps will be taken to inaugurate a city-wide campaign among Jewish employers to create Sabbath observing positions in their firms. Upwards of 20,000 applicants have applied for positions to the Young Israel employment agency during its four years of existence and many thousands have been placed. Because of the critical situation amongst the unemployed, particularly amongst those who are Jewish Sabbath observers, it is the purpose of the convention to appeal to every Jewish employer and business man to do everything possible to employ and give preference to those people, young and old, men and women, who are Sabbath observers.