This is huge, and I almost missed it.
(JTA) — Israeli-American chef Alon Shaya says he was fired from his namesake New Orleans restaurant for alleged sexual harassment at the famed eatery and other affiliated restaurants.
There are some places you’ll almost never find a secular Jew at. Shabbat services. A Richard Spencer rally. NASCAR. The Orthodox section of Crown Heights? Oh, most certainly not. What’s there to like — Chabadniks recruiting you to the yeshivah? A constant sense of aesthetic displacement? Food that way too closely resembles your great-grandmother’s chopped liver?
A jailed drug dealer won nearly $6,000 from the British government after being denied kosher food in prison — only to see the government take back the money as it tries to claw back his ill-gotten profits.