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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Nevada judge halts non-kosher meals for inmates

JTA February 12, 2012

A federal judge in Nevada has ordered the Nevada Department of Corrections to refrain from serving a new menu to inmates who keep kosher. Judge Gloria Navarro United States District Court for the District of Nevada on Feb. 10 issued an injunction against...

Special Nevada caucus participants sign religious declaration

JTA February 5, 2012

Participants in a special Saturday night Republican caucus in Nevada were required to sign a legal declaration stating they could not attend their regular caucus due to their "religious belief." Mitt Romney, the former Massachusetts governor and the front-runner...

Adelson denies involvement in special caucus

JTA January 31, 2012

Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson has denied involvement in the decision to hold a special Republican caucus in a Nevada county to accommodate Sabbath-observant Jewish voters. Clark County last week moved its Feb. 4 caucus to 7 p.m., six hours after the state's...

Nevada county extending GOP caucus vote for Sabbath observers

JTA January 29, 2012

The Republican caucus in a Nevada county will hold a special vote hours after the totals are set to be reported to accommodate Sabbath-observant Jewish voters. Clark County moved its Feb. 4 caucus to 7 p.m., six hours after the state's totals are scheduled...

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