Hard Times Mean Aliyah Boomlet

07/21/2009 - 20:00
Staff Writer
Ronen and Leah Hillel were happy in their home in North Woodmere, L.I. Ronen Hillel was working as the manager of a mortgage bank and the oldest of their six children were attending Jewish day schools. “When times were great in New York and the money was there, the party was going on and we were living a comfortable life,” Hillel said. “But when the recession hit, things became a lot more difficult.”

UJA-Fed. Campaign Holds Its Own

07/07/2009 - 20:00
Staff Writer
It could have been a lot worse. Despite a battered economy and a fundraising drop of at least 15 percent in its Wall Street Division, UJA-Federation of New York, the country’s largest federation, announced it raised $215.3 million in the fiscal year that ended June 30.

Stop the Presses? I Hope Not

Will Jewish newspapers survive the journalism meltdown?

Editor and Publisher

Gary Rosenblatt, Editor & PublisherThe newspaper business in America is in deep decline, bordering on a deathwatch in some cities, and, alas, Jewish newspapers are no exception to this troubling trend.

The combination of the national economic meltdown, the trend among younger people away from print journalism and the “original sin” of news organizations making content available for free online, where more and more people go for information, has created a perfect storm for the news industry in general.

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