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Orthodox Jews in Rural Iowa

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Orthodox Jews in Rural Iowa

Orthodox Jews in Rural Iowa

Orthodox Jews in Rural Iowa

Only Available in Archive Formats.

- From member station WBEZ in Chicago, Jackie Northam reports on how the relocation of more than a hundred Orthodox Jews has affected a rural Iowa community. In 1988, a Jewish entrepreneur bought a defunct meat packing plant in Postville, Iowa, and turned it into a kosher slaughterhouse. The plant employs 300 local workers and more than 30 rabbis.