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  • UJC takes step towards more layoffs, budget cuts

    Under pressure from the federations that it serves, the United Jewish Communities took a step toward implementing an 18 percent budget cut that will include significant layoffs — the second time this year the organization will be forced to enact major personnel cuts. More ▸

  • Union for Reform Judaism planning changes to cut budget

    Cuts coming at the Union for Reform Judaism… NEW YORK (JTA) — The congregational umbrella for the Reform movement is planning layoffs and organizational changes to reduce its budget by about 20 percent. Faced with reduced income due to synagogues being unable to pay their dues, the Union for Reform Judaism is in the process of… More ▸

  • Seminary, universities forced into painful cuts

    In further signs that the deepening recession is having a major impact on Jewish institutions of higher education, two major schools announced tuition freezes and budget cuts, and Brandeis University is taking the highly unusual step of selling off its prized contemporary art collection. More ▸