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What jobs are considered acceptable and unacceptable for Jewish people?

I was just wondering if there are any jobs which are frowned upon in Jewish society, or any that are particularly good for Jewish people. Thanks!

Asked By: Lucy - 10/28/2011
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Both European and Sephardic Jews have cultures that value education highly. This means that Jews with the highest education and best paying jobs often have the most esteem and power within the community. Examples of "good" jobs: Doctor, Lawyer, Professor, Any PhD, Rabbi/Cantor/Religious worker. Some jobs are less... More
Answered By: Top Weasel - 10/31/2011
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Answered By: Pearl - 10/28/2011
 
Good...rabbi,cantor Bad...nothing
Answered By: GENERAL GENERAL - 10/28/2011
 
volunteer/charity work (or anything else of which Satan would disapprove) = unacceptable for Jews
Answered By: Anon - 10/28/2011
 
Jews can do whatever they want. Orthodox Jews need to be able to not work from Sundown on Friday to Sundown on Saturday, so something like pro sports outside of Israel would be difficult if you were Orthodox. You also would not want to be a non-Kosher butcher, but that is a subset of a larger field.
Answered By: Matt - 10/28/2011
 
the real answer to this question is that it is largely case specific, and usually involves specific behavior that is permitted or not permitted in a given environment, obviously anyjob that requires violations of torah are out of the question, but apart from working in a orthodox run business thereee are going to be... More
Answered By: Yeremiahu Yonteff - 10/31/2011
 
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