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Controversy Over Kosher Meals In Florida Prisons

Peanut butter, sardines and cabbage may be healthy options for some scrupulous dieters. But Florida prison inmates whose kosher meals are comprised primarily of those three staples served cold seven days a week say the chow isn’t just nutritionally inadequate, it’s plain gross.

CBS Miami–04/11/2014

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Kosher Meals To Be Offered In All Fla. Prisons

Florida’s prison inmates looking to exercise their faith with a kosher meal will have the option in all state prisons at the end of the year.

CBS Miami–06/04/2013

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Appeals Court Keeps Kosher Prison Meal Lawsuit Alive

A Jewish prisoner’s lawsuit seeking a kosher meal plan in Florida prisons can go forward, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.

CBS Miami–05/14/2013

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Kosher Meals Back On The Menu At Fla. Prisons

Florida’s Jewish inmates will once again be allowed to have kosher food while behind bars.

01/14/2013

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New Kosher Smartphone Lacks Internet, But Has Orthodox Appeal

It’s probably no longer a stretch to say the media overload we wade through each day of the Information Age can begin to eat away at the soul. In fact, some rabbis in Israel believe that’s actually the case.

CBS Miami–09/08/2012

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Lawsuit: Kosher Meals Not On Menu At Fla. Prisons

Florida’s Department of Corrections is being sued by the federal government for not offering its prison population meals that conform to their religious beliefs.

CBS Miami–08/16/2012

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