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  • Financial updates

    By Michael Seinberg on August 13, 2020
    Thursday, August 13, 2020 – Equities finished mixed on Thursday, as an impasse in fiscal stimulus negotiations weighed on a better-than-anticipated update on the U.S. labor market. Lawmakers in Washington remain at a stalemate over a fifth coronavirus-relief package, with supplementary funding for the U.S. Postal Service being the latest point of contention. The Dow lost 80 points, while the […]
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  • ‘Painful and deep’: Jewish nonprofits face dire economic prospects during and after coronavirus

    By Michael Seinberg on April 8, 2020
    By BEN SALES NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Some 38,000 people work at Jewish community centers across North America, staffing preschools, camps, gyms, classes, activities for seniors and more. Because of the coronavirus crisis, a lot of them are going to lose their jobs. “The cuts are going to be painful and deep,” said Doron Krakow, CEO of the JCC […]
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  • Four Ways to Invest More Confidently in a Volatile Market

    By Michael Seinberg on April 1, 2020
    When financial markets fluctuate, even the calmest investors can start to question their financial strategies. But volatile markets can present opportunities, says Tracie McMillion, head of global asset allocation strategy for Wells Fargo Investment Institute (WFII). “Financial markets are frequently volatile—that’s their nature,” she says. “Over longer periods of time, that volatility can add up to attractive portfolio growth.” McMillion […]
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  • Rosh Hashanah Publishing Schedule

    By Michael Seinberg on August 13, 2019
    The Jewish World’s Oct. 3 issue will be moved, because of Rosh Hashanah, to Oct. 10. News and ads will be due by Sept. 27 and layout will be on Oct. 2-3-4, with printing and mailing on Oct. 7. All other dates will remain as scheduled. Jewish World dates for the rest of 2019: Aug. 22 Sept 5, 19   19  […]
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  • Israeli guy’s avocados prove they are not just good for guac!

    By Michael Seinberg on August 16, 2018
    BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ AMSTERDAM (JTA) – Last year, Ron Simpson was still managing talent for a living. But recently, Simpson, a 34-year-old Jewish marketing professional and producer from Amsterdam with no experience in running a restaurant, launched an international chain of eateries with a partner. It is so wildly popular and innovative that seasoned food critics are celebrating it as […]
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