December 11, 2019


Businesses shuttered, jobs lost, homes foreclosed and families’ dreams put on hold. These were the effects of the Great Recession on Baltimore’s Jewish community. As unemployment rates reached double digits, the average time to find a job doubled, and salaries offered to those fortunate to find employment were 25-30% lower than pre-recession.  At least three individuals turned to JCS’ Career Services every day for help in finding a job.