It is significant that your important interests are control and jobs. Religions are not (or at least should not be) job programs. If "serious scholars" choose an occupation for which there is little demand, they made that choice - there is no reason scarce public funds should rescue them.
Man shot dead in northern Israel town of Bi'ina, police say the murder was gang related (Haaretz)
from the article: Women of the Wall lose again to the Haredi establishment