The Fundermentalist wants to make your life easier, so here’s the lowdown on the scoop in Jewish newspapers across the country. This will be a weekly Friday feature…
- Jewish agencies in San Francisco have been hit hard by the economic crisis, reports J. The Jewish Weekly of San Francisco.
- Adam Dickter at the New York Jewish Week reports that social service agencies in New York are facing steep cuts in services for the elderly.
- Jewish members are becoming minorities at JCCs across the country says the Forward.
- The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles looks at gay marriage.
- New Jersey Jewish News editor Andy Silow-Caroll saves the Fundermentalist some time by writing about a fascinating project in Israel, Ayalim, student built communities that are picking up the Israeli pioneering mantle.
- In the Boston Jewish Advocate, the Me’ah Jewish educational program, a partnership between the Combined Jewish Philanthropies and the Hebrew College celebrates its 14th anniversary.
- The Cleveland Jewish News disputes the notion that the Soviet Jewry movement is 40 years old. It actually started in 1964, at Beth Israel-The West Temple on Cleveland’s west side, says an editorial in the paper.
- Having trouble selling your house? Try auctioning it, says the Baltimore Jewish Times.
- Technion economist tells Michigan Jews how to pull their state out of the economic dump, reports the Detroit Jewish News.