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.
"Fiddler On the Roof" opened on Broadway more than 40 years ago this month. The show, with music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick and book by Joseph Stein, was instantly popular, won numerous Tony Awards and has been successfully revived numerous times, but for me and members of my high school production, it was our introduction to a world beyond our small Western town.
Josh Fields, 8, of Thousand Oaks, won the "My Amazing Summer" essay contest.
He wins a gift certificate to the store of his choice.