Palestinian prisoners rioted in at least four Israeli prisons after the death of an inmate from cancer.
A U.S. federal judge has ruled that a Jewish inmate in a New York jail does not have a constitutionally protected right to matzah and grape juice.
An inmate in Montana Women's Prison is suing the state corrections office and prison officials for not providing her with kosher food. Shelley Tischler claimed in a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Billings, Mont., that she is Jewish and eats kosher food. She claims that prison officials are denying her kosher food, and that fellow inmates and prison staff are directing slurs about her Jewish faith at her, according to The Billings Gazette.
The Indiana Department of Corrections violated federal law when it substituted vegan meals for kosher for its inmates, a federal judge ruled.