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Judaism, Food and Social Justice

Ari Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Ari Hart

Drawing on deep Jewish religious traditions and values, the Jewish Food Movement is inspiring a new generation of Jews to lead lives of faith, justice, environmentalism, and community through their food.

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...

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.

Rabbis, Activists Fight to Make Iowa Workers' Conditions "Kosher"

Rabbi Jennie Rosenn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rabbi Jennie Rosenn

A series of revelations about egregious conditions at the largest kosher meatpacking plant in the United State has inspired Jewish social justice activists to call for a redefinition what it means to be kosher.