Rubashkin Appeals Conviction, Sentence

(RNS) Convicted businessman Sholom Rubashkin, former executive of the now-defunct Agriprocessors kosher meat plant, has filed an appeal in hopes of a new trial, or at least a reduced sentence. Rubashkin, 51, was found guilty in November 2009 on 86 counts of fraud...

Jews Ready to Roll out New Ethical Kosher Seals

NEW YORK (RNS) What does it really mean for your Hebrew National hot dog to “answer to a higher authority?” For years, it’s meant a kosher certification that ensured Jewish (and non-Jewish) consumers were buying a product that met strict religious standards for...