Unpalatable: Edith Speizer complained about the kosher meals. She said the vegetables were mushy, the fish portions were small and she had to cut away mold on the bread.

Budget Cuts Spoil Kosher Meals for Elderly

Home-bound seniors on Manhattan’s West Side are complaining that the quality of kosher meals being delivered to them took a sudden turn for the worse this spring when new city contracting policies took effect — a situation some elderly Jews found so unpalatable that they actually decided to switch to receiving non-kosher meals.

?A? for Effort: Misha Lerner, a fourth grader at a Jewish day school in Washington, poses a tough question on torture to former U.S. secretary of state Condoleezza Rice.

What Else Would You Ask a Secretary of State?

Misha Lerner speaks softly but carries a big stick. At 10 years old, the sandy-haired, fair-skinned boy, his broken arm in a cast, seemed cherubic and unthreatening sitting among some 40 students who were listening to former secretary of state Condoleezza Rice at Washington’s Sixth and I Historic Synagogue on May 3.

Justices Strike Down Postville Tactic

The U.S. Supreme Court has unanimously struck down a legal tool that was central to the prosecution of immigrant workers who were arrested at the Agriprocessors slaughterhouse in Iowa last May.

Charges Dropped, Questions Linger

The dismissal of all charges against two former pro-Israel lobbyists who had been accused of passing along state secrets has sent the Jewish community searching for answers, both internally and externally.

Bono and Broza Play for Peace

It’s Bono’s voice and Broza’s strings.