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'Kosher Nation': An Interview With Sue Fishkoff

Benyamin Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Benyamin Cohen

There's a shocking statistic in Sue Fishkoff's new book, Kosher Nation: The majority of people who buy kosher products are not even Jewish.

Agriporcessors Trial: Underage Workers Describe BRUTAL Working Conditions At Iowa Plant

AP | MICHAEL J. CRUMB | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WATERLOO, Iowa — A former underage worker cried Monday while testifying she was exposed to harsh chemicals at an Iowa slaughterhouse where she a...

Sholon Rubashkin, Kosher Plant Manager, Facing Life In Prison On Fraud Charges

AP | NIGEL DUARA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Prosecutors asked a federal judge on Thursday to sentence a former kosher slaughterhouse executive to 25 years in prison, l...

Why is Rubashkin Being Treated Like a Fiend?

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Sholom Mordechai was essentially a glorified shochet and butcher, the country's largest producer of kosher meat. His beard and black hat were enough to unnerve many Jews.

America's Middle Class Needs Right to Bargain, Secure Contracts -- Like CEOs Have

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

When uninsured Wal-Mart workers get sick, American taxpayers foot the bill. They pay for coverage through Medicaid, the health insurance plan for the poor. That's what the Walton family, which owns Wal-Mart, banks on.