This week on Unorthodox, Senior Moments author Willard Spiegelman and fashion world chameleon R.J. Hernández
The 60-year-old convicted of spying for Israel lost consciousness in prison
A death row inmate filed suit that ‘kosher-like’ was not enough
My mother has corresponded with inmates for years, offering a sense of community—especially during the High Holidays
Convicted murderer and rapist also seeks $15,000 in punitive damages
Court says eligible inmates must get kosher meals—even if they’re not Jewish
Incarcerated since 2001, David Arenberg says he’s found a renewed sense of purpose—and a new connection to Judaism
Isolation didn’t help Jonah find redemption inside the whale. It isn’t helping thousands of American prisoners today, either.
Amateur chef Rafram Chaddad discovered the wonders of Libyan cuisine in an unlikely place: behind bars
A Jewish spiritual practice called Mussar offers hope and inner peace for women in an unlikely place: prison
Plus, teens text on Shabbat, Apple pulls ‘Third Intifada’ app, and more
Obama plans a photo op, Russian inmates get sanctuary, and more in the news
Caged wisdom, fear of prayer, and a specious search
Disgraced Israeli TV star found hanged in prison cell
Life and death, prison grub, and an exemplary Jewess
Prisoners! A Hitler tree! A gay rabbi! Kibbutzniks!
Suspects, settlements, a bar mitzvah behind bars, and more from the morning papers
Abortion, gay marriage, and rock ‘n’ roll.
A forgotten synagogue in a defunct prison is brought to light
If the Twelve Step movement comes out of Christian theology, how does a rabbinic rehab center reconcile Judaism and recovery?