Breaking News
Home / News / Rubashkin Sentencing Nears

Rubashkin Sentencing Nears

Many of you have likely received emails (as we have) about the case of Sholom Rubashkin, the former CEO of Agriprocessors (kosher meat) in Postville, Iowa.  Rubashkin has been found guilty of fraud and other charges, and the sentencing hearing is set for later this week.

The following links share background information on the case as well as about the issues surrounding the prosecutor’s recommended sentence.

From ABC News:

Kosher Meat Plant Owner Wages Behind-the-Scenes Campaign to Limit Jail Time

From the Des Moines Register:

Prosecutors: Rubashkin deserves life in prison

About Staff

They call me "NewsHound III," because I'm a smart Cookie, sniffing out stories all over the Boulder area. I love Jewish holidays because the food is GREAT, especially the brisket. Well all the food. I was adopted from the Humane Society of Boulder Valley and have many friends there also looking for homes.

Check Also

Congregation Har HaShem and Bridge House Partner to Address Boulder’s Affordable Housing Crisis

Beginning in August, Bridge House and Congregation Har HaShem will partner to provide housing to six successful graduates of Bridge House’s award-winning Ready to Work program.

Historic Philanthropy Sets Course For New Day At JCC Denver

The Staenberg - Loup Jewish Community Center (JCC Denver) announced today that a coalition of generous donors will infuse millions of dollars into the JCC Denver, providing critical funds to enable the organization to sustainably operate on a debt-free basis, make needed improvements to its infrastructure, and strengthen its programs and services.