In February, Rubashkin asked Rep. Yvette Clarke, who represents much of ultra-Orthodox Brooklyn, to push for prison reform.
Today we’re kicking off an exciting celebration – and we’re thrilled you’re part of it. The Forward turns 120 this month – it’s a milestone in Jewish years, and a momentous birthday.
On a frigid evening late last month, Aron Schimmel, the Chabad emissary here, sat in a deli at the back of the glatt kosher supermarket sipping from a can of Israeli mango juice.
When Orthodox Jewish billionaire Hershey Friedman bought America’s largest kosher meat company, Agriprocessors, out of bankruptcy in 2009, it was the Canadian packaging magnate’s first foray into the meat business.
Fire damaged the first floor of the former site of the Agriprocessors kosher meat processing plant in Iowa.
A federal judge reprimanded an attorney working on behalf of jailed former Agriprocessors executive Sholom Rubashkin.
Abdikani Hassan, 29, a worker at Agri Star kosher slaughter house, was reported stabbed by another worker John Herrera, 23, during a brawl last night that involved 15 people.
FORWARD EDITORIAL: Five years ago, Magen Tzedek was launched as an ambitious ethical certification program for kosher food. Why are we still waiting to see any tangible results?
Four years after the Magen Tzedek ethical kosher certification scheme was launched, not one product bears its seal. Has Orthodox opposition killed the project?
Trustees appointed to the bankruptcy case of kosher meatpacking plant Agriprocessors are targeting charities that were beneficiaries of donations by the embattled company.