I am a jew and have to work on saturday and Its killing me inside. What can I do?

I used to build swimming pools for 19yrs until a divorce and the economy went bust. It took me a year to find this lousy car sales job and now I cant even worship on sabbath. I just don't know what to do, I have asked for saturdays off because of my faith but they just don't care. Any Jewish impute would be greatly appreciated.

Asked By: Quantumleaper - 11/12/2009
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
Uh-huh... More
Answered By: ChallahGirl - 11/13/2009
Additional Answers (14)
I thought you worshiped on Friday. That's always when my dad went. I guess it's not as bad as eating pork, shellfish, or other bottom feeders. I'm sorry I don't know your religious practices better--my mom wasn't Jewish, so dad really kept his beliefs to himself.
Answered By: Spicey - 11/12/2009
Do what you know is right. I am not Jewish, but hopefully this will help.
Answered By: The Doctor Is In - 11/12/2009
Some Jews do not like this and think its sacriligious but i say its not... More
Answered By: Les - 11/12/2009
I think that is really sad you cant get that day off to worship. I am not to sure of what the Jewish faith is all about but I know a lot of christians have to work on Sundays and really its come down to the fact of people having to make a living and employers know that if you wont work on that day they could replace... More
Answered By: librachic1988 - 11/12/2009
God does not care what day you worship him/her, just as long as you do. (That's my opinion anyway.)
Answered By: Jennifer - 11/12/2009
I'm not jewish I'm lds, but church every sunday is important. you should try to find another church in ur are of your faith of course. (most would say to give up the job, but I wouldn't do that... More
Answered By: pick1me! - 11/12/2009
My dad, who practices judaism, realizes that his faith comes only after he brings home the bacon. The reality of it is, is even if your faith tells you that you should honor a specific date (in the case of Judaism, Saturday) you still have to rationalize your priorities. I am sure that by asking this, you must be a... More
Answered By: kenji8 - 11/12/2009
The Sabbath is on Sunday Jew. Have you not read your own book... More
Answered By: Sons of - 11/12/2009
re-read Les is the right one.......... shalom
Answered By: saving starfish - 11/12/2009
You could Call a Lawyer and have your Boss charged for Infringing on your religiouss rights Its against the law for an employer to make a person work on their holy day
Answered By: Hells-Warlock2 - 11/12/2009
Of course they don't care - They're Eliteist Capitalists - Their God is money. Look for a new job. Just don't shoot anybody o.k.?
Answered By: Djhan - 11/12/2009
We have a standard form that is based on the Freedom of Religion Act that you can get and fill it in from your computer and take it to your boss. It's not a threat, just a reminder that there IS a bill that has passed CONGRESS that should allow you to worship at your own free will.
Answered By: DC - 11/12/2009
I'm not Jewish but I can tell you that Jesus would tell you... More
Answered By: Rev. TomCat - 11/12/2009
Well, most other Jews would disagree with me on this, but here goes... More
Answered By: Hogie - 11/13/2009
Sponsored results
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Click. Search. Apply. Free!
Earn $95/hr Bookkeeping Right From Home. Free Video Explains All!
Become A Mystery Shopper. Immediate Start, No Fee, No Contracts

Other Career Questions

What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
3 answers - Asked By: drop pants not bombs!.♥ - 3/2/2010
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
4 answers - Asked By: bayebd24【ツ】 - 11/21/2007
Hi ok im 19 and about to start college to do an acess course into a university. Ive been browsing through all the courses and im tottaly stuck! I thought politics but im scared ill end up with some r...
1 answers - Asked By: roseparkerly - 1/26/2009

Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.

Popular Articles

Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs Article Rating
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook Article Rating
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
For Employers: Post Jobs | Search Resumes | Advertise
About Monster | Work for Monster | Advertise with Us | AdChoices | Partner with Us | Investor Relations | Social Media
Terms of Use | Privacy Center | Accessibility Center | Help | Security | Contact Us | Sitemap | Mobile
©2014 Monster - All Rights Reserved U.S. Patents No. 5,832,497; 7,599,930 B1; 7,827,125 and 7,836,060 MWW - Looking for Monster Cable? - V: 2014.1.40.24-220