On the Menu at Florida Prisons? Kosher Food

Court says eligible inmates must get kosher meals—even if they’re not Jewish

A Jewish Prisoner Discusses Repentence

Incarcerated since 2001, David Arenberg says he’s found a renewed sense of purpose—and a new connection to Judaism

In the Story of Jonah, an Urgent Lesson About the Dangers of Solitary Confinement

Isolation didn’t help Jonah find redemption inside the whale. It isn’t helping thousands of American prisoners today, either.

A Taste of Libya—in Prison

Amateur chef Rafram Chaddad discovered the wonders of Libyan cuisine in an unlikely place: behind bars

Spiritual Healing Behind Bars

A Jewish spiritual practice called Mussar offers hope and inner peace for women in an unlikely place: prison

Sundown: Hamas Refuses Red Cross Request

Plus, teens text on Shabbat, Apple pulls ‘Third Intifada’ app, and more

Daybreak: A Pointless U.N. Meeting?

Obama plans a photo op, Russian inmates get sanctuary, and more in the news

Sundown: Caught Red-Butted

Caged wisdom, fear of prayer, and a specious search

Dudu’s Dead

Disgraced Israeli TV star found hanged in prison cell

Sundown: Here’s Egg on Your Face

Life and death, prison grub, and an exemplary Jewess

This Week in Poland

Prisoners! A Hitler tree! A gay rabbi! Kibbutzniks!

Daybreak: Tragic Shooting in Washington

Suspects, settlements, a bar mitzvah behind bars, and more from the morning papers

Sundown: Oh, the Siddurs You’ll Own!

Abortion, gay marriage, and rock ‘n’ roll.

Within Four Walls

A forgotten synagogue in a defunct prison is brought to light

Straight Story

If the Twelve Step movement comes out of Christian theology, how does a rabbinic rehab center reconcile Judaism and recovery?

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