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Judge Orders Federal Oversight Of Kosher Meals In Florida Prisons

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Aug 18, 2015, News Service of Florida

“It is a big deal,” said Luke Goodrich, deputy general counsel for the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, which sued the state on behalf of Bruce Rich, an Orthodox Jew who was denied a kosher diet. Rich dropped his case in December after Seitz gave the agency until July 1 to offer kosher meals to “all prisoners with a sincere religious basis for keeping kosher.”