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  • Berkley, Lingle, Mandel lose Senate bids

    November 7, 2012 | 9:32 am

    Jewish Senate hopefuls in Hawaii, Ohio and Nevada went down to defeat.

    Rep. Shelley Berkley (D-Nev.) lost her bid to unseat Republican Sen. Dean Heller, who received nearly 46 percent of the vote to Berkley’s nearly 45 percent. Berkley, an outspoken supporter of Israel who has...

  • Pro-Israel lawmaker Shelley Berkley facing ethics review

    July 10, 2012 | 10:10 am

    The House Ethics Committee has launched an investigation into U.S. Rep. Shelley Berkley, a pro-Israel lawmaker, potentially complicating the Nevada Democrat’s bid for the U.S. Senate.

    The investigation announced Monday, and backed by Democrats and Republicans on the committee, will...

  • Nevada inmates to receive kosher meals after lawsuit is settled

    March 29, 2012 | 10:58 am

    The Nevada Department of Corrections, responding to an inmate’s lawsuit, agreed to provide Orthodox Jewish inmates with kosher-certified meals.

    Corrections department officials said this week that the department would obtain rabbinic kosher certification of food prepared for those...

  • Nevada prison system says kosher food will continue, disputing lawsuit’s claims

    June 10, 2011 | 1:15 pm

    Officials for the Nevada prison system say it is not discontinuing its kosher meal program, contrary to the allegations of a recent lawsuit.

    On June 1, attorneys for Howard Ackerman, an Orthodox Jewish prisoner in Carson City, Nev., filed a lawsuit against the state. The suit...

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  • Nevada prisoner sues for access to kosher food

    June 7, 2011 | 10:12 am

    A Jewish prisoner has taken legal action to prevent the shut-down of the kosher food programs in Nevada state prisons.

    Attorneys for Howard Ackerman say he’s an Orthodox Jew concerned by reports that the Department of Corrections in Nevada plans to discontinue kosher food service...

  • Pro-Israel Rep. Shelley Berkley in bid for Senate

    April 14, 2011 | 11:14 am

    Rep. Shelley Berkley (D-Nev.), a pro-Israel stalwart, will run for Nevada’s United States Senate seat.

    Berkley (D-Nev.), who is seen as the most pro-Israel member of Congress, made her decision Thursday after months of dropping hints, according to a tweet by Jon Ralston, a political...

  • Tribefest survey: Many attendees were federation first-timers [VIDEO]

    March 15, 2011 | 2:46 pm

    New data shows that Tribefest met its goal of drawing many federation first-timers to the recent Young Leadership conference in Las Vegas, federation officials said.

    “We’re not only satisfied, we’re thrilled,” said Joe Berkofsky, spokesman for the Jewish Federations of North...

  • Jewish vote not a sure bet in swing state Nevada

    October 29, 2008 | 10:52 pm

    Support for presidential candidate Barack Obama remains strong among Nevada's Jewish population, but Jews can no longer be counted on as a bloc vote for the Democrats.

    It is a startling revelation to many Jewish leaders in the state, including Rabbi Felipe Goodman of Conservative...