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Sholom Rubashkin

Why Pollard and Rubashkin Are Rotting in Jail

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Our community has to reevaluate its relationship with Jews who are in prison. Just because a man goes to jail does not mean that he has nothing left to contribute.

The Sentencing of Sholom Rubashkin

Mary Price | Posted 11.24.2012 | Politics
Mary Price

Tomorrow, the Supreme Court is expected to announce whether it will review the case of Sholom Rubashkin, who has attained cause celebre status for the remarkable events surrounding his trial and sentencing.

The Moment of Truth Is Near

David Leopold | Posted 04.08.2012 | Politics
David Leopold

The decision raised troubling questions about the fairness of the Postville convictions. Which brings me to Stephanie Rose, who just happens to be awaiting Senate confirmation of her appointment as a federal district judge by President Obama.

Dancing With Injustice on My Mind

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 12.26.2011 | Crime
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

I plan to dance up a storm at my daughter's wedding but will do so remembering the lives of those who have been tossed by a tempest of injustice and who languish forgotten by a community too ashamed of their errors to clamor for simple justice.

When a Judge Stumbles, Do "Appearances" Matter?

Bennett L. Gershman | Posted 08.13.2011 | Politics
Bennett L. Gershman

Whether Sholom Rubashkin is guilty and deserves an astonishingly harsh sentence are pertinent issues that will be argued on his appeal. But just as pertinent -- maybe more so -- is the conduct of the judges, trial and appellate.

Rubashkin Appeals Conviction And Sentence On Kosher Case

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Nicole Neroulias Religion News Service (RNS) Convicted businessman Sholom Rubashkin, former executive of the now-defunct Agriprocessors kosher mea...

'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...

Supporters Decry 'Horrifying' 27-Year Sentence For Slaughterhouse Chief

Religion News Service | By Nicole Neroulias | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Nicole Neroulias Religion News Service (RNS) Orthodox Jewish leaders say the 27-year prison sentence announced Monday (June 21) against former kos...

Jews Worry As Slaughterhouse Chief Faces Jail Time

Religion News Service | NICOLE NEROULIAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By NICOLE NEROULIAS Religion News Service (RNS) As Sholom Rubashkin sits in an Iowa jail awaiting a possible life sentence on fraud charges related t...