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Taste and Toast 2021 Virtual Benefit
July 28, 2021

We hope you enjoy watching the Taste and Toast 2021 Virtual Benefit. As you will see, the work of JVS is deeply meaningful to so many who are impacted by the programs we offer. It is thanks to our supporters, leadership, and board that we are able to offer unique programs to the community members …

Interviewing 101: Acing the Subjects They Don’t Teach in College
December 13, 2019

JVS OF METROWEST TO OFFER WINTER BREAK BOOTCAMP FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS LOOKING FOR JOBS December 13, 2019 (Essex County NJ)—Jewish Vocational Service of MetroWest is offering a four-hour, interactive bootcamp for college students looking to hone their job-seeking skills as they prepare to look for summer jobs and/or launch their careers. Entitled “Interviewing 101: Acing …

In the Hunt for Top Talent, Don’t Overlook Older Workers
July 15, 2019

With U.S. unemployment near its lowest rate in 50 years, companies are adopting creative strategies for pursuing talent, from hiring people with criminal records to recruiting high school students. But one segment of the population remains relatively untapped: older adults. Employees 65 and older are predicted to be a growing segment of the workforce over …

How Library Cardholders Earned Themselves a Party
July 15, 2019

The Jewish people are often called “People of the Book.” We read the Torah, which teaches us our laws and history. We read Megillot Esther and Ruth on Purim and Shavuot. The Haggadah guides us through the Passover seder as we retell the story of the Exodus. Israelis buy the most books per capita, according …

Autism Law Introduced in House of Representatives
March 11, 2019

U.S. Rep. Chris Smith, R-4th District, of New Jersey and Rep. Mike Doyle, D-18th District, of Pennsylvania, introduced the bipartisan Autism CARES Act of 2019 in the House of Representatives to reauthorize federal programs and activities that assist children, adults and families with Autism. The bill, House Resolution 1058, is supported by a coalition of …