But wait a minute stop the film that isn't the case in postville instead, in events that few in the town would ever have envisioned, jews and locals are getting along famously. About midway through his book about postville, iowa, a small agricultural town that became the unlikely new home of a hasidic jewish community, stephen g bloom writes that he found himself smack. In 1987, a group of lubavitchers, one of the most orthodox and zealous of the jewish sects, opened a kosher slaughterhouse just outside tiny postville, iowa (pop 1,465) when the business became a worldwide success, postville found itself both revived and divided. Many are single mothers others are married to men who were picked up in the raid and are now in jail or already deported all speak of the same concerns, and the same confusion.
They would arrest 400 men, women and teenagers in what was then the largest single workplace immigration raid in the us, disrupting hundreds of lives and changing the town of postville, iowa. Postville’s jewish community has suffered and shrunk during the ordeal, its leaders say the first round of workers, usually single men rather than families, may not become long-term. Postville, iowa after former agriprocessors executive sholom rubashkin was arrested earlier this month, rashi raices joined several dozen members of this town s jewish community in volunteering the equity on their homes to guarantee his return to face trial all told, they were willing to put up the equivalent of about $2 million, according to [. Postville is a city in allamakee and clayton counties in the us state of iowait lies near the junction of four counties and at the intersection of us routes 18 and 52 and iowa highway 51, with airport facilities in the neighboring communities of waukon, decorah, monona, and prairie du chienthe population was 2,227 at the 2010 census, down from 2,273 in 2000.
A large number of single hispanic men in their twenties live in postville with little to do but work, sleep, and hang out as in other meatpacking communities, few have high school educations they belong to the demographic group with the highest incidence of criminal activities, write rural anthropologists michael j broadway and donald d. The jewish community felt as though it continued to take hits when sholom rubashkin, the plant's ceo and a longtime postville resident, was criminally charged, goldsmith said. In wake of postville raid, us jewish groups call for immigration reform under us law, only 5,000 visas a year are issued to low-skilled immigrants.
Rekow said he hasn’t seen friedman in postville in at least a year, but noted that agri star hired a local (non-jewish) man, david van kampen, to serve as the plant’s chief operating officer. For ultra-orthodox jews, the aspect of the liberal jewish response to postville that sought to define kashrut through “ethical values” was a threatening and personal attack rabbi pesach lerner, executive vice president of the national council for young israel. Recently i was invited by some orthodox jewish friends to attend a tour of a kosher meat packing plant – agriprocessors inc, in postville, iowa this plant made national news in 2004 when members of the organization peta began covertly working as employees at the plant in an effort secretly videotape the slaughtering of animals there.
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Postville shul is a school for jewish children from preschool through 8th grade nearly a decade since the immigration raids of 2008, postville has recovered its diverse population as immigration. Agriprocessors, a kosher meatpacking plant in postville, iowa, was founded by chabad-lubavitcher abraham aaron rubashkin in 1987 and was officially managed by his two sons -- sholom mordechai rubas. The postville jewish community many of the orthodox jews in postville continue to work at the plant the kosher grocery store in town has closed as the total number of jews in postville is lower than when agriprocessors was at the height of their production.