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The Jewish Voice wishes our readers A Happy Lag BaOmer! May 11, 2012 | 19 Iyar 5772 Vol. 8, Iss. 19 Flaum’s Appetizing Agrees to Pay $577K in Back Wages to Former Employees $1 Hundreds Rally in Manhattan to Free Orthodox Man from Bolivian Prison By Sholom Schreiber By Boruch Shubert laum’s Appetizing – a w ell-known Brooklyn kosher f ood manufac turer whose Williamsburg appetizing st ore has delight ed local r esidents f or de - undreds of Chassidic and Or thodox Jews att ended a mass rally outside the Bolivian M ission t o the Unit ed Nations lat e this past w eek t o de - F H The INS Tanin (Crocodile), seen here on the day of its inauguration ceremony in HDW shipyards in Kiel, Germany; May 3, 2012. (CREDIT: IDF SPOKESPERSON) Israel's Newest Nuclear Submarine Presented to Senior IDF Officials Procurement of German Subs Helps Israel Maintain Strategic Advantage Rabbi Ari Hart, co-founder of Uri L’Tzedek, applauded the successful effort by workers and their supporters to obtain justice from Flaum’s. cades – has agreed to compensate twenty former employees $577,000 in back wages and other c ompensation. The deal with the w orkers, most of whom ar e M exican immigrants, allo ws the c ompany t o pa y out the amount in thr ee seg ments. I t is part of a settlement designed to conclude several years of litigation and picketing of Flaum’s businesses , r epresentatives fr om both sides of the dispute reported. “More than an ything, I want f ellow workers in the f ood fac tories and war ehouses to know that there is real power in coming together and struggling together,â€? worker Maria Corona said in a public stateSee Flaum's Settlement, page 3 Israel received its fourth German-made Dolphin class submarine capable of launching nuclear warheads last week. The submarine was presented to Israeli defense oďŹƒcials at an inauguration ceremony in Kiel, Germany, on Thursday and is expected to arrive in Israel in 2013. By Jacob Kornbluh he Dolphin submarine is one of six Israel has or dered fr om German y, which subsidizes the submarines. Each submarine c osts r oughly half a billion dollars, while the ďŹ rst t wo were given to Israel for free. Defense M inister Ehud Barak said that the submarine would increase Israel's capabilities and strength “in the face of the growing regional challenges.â€? Maj. Gen. R am Rothber g, Na vy c ommander, said at the launching: “We ar e Launching the Tanin (Hebr ew f or “Crocodileâ€?), Israel ’s f ourth submarine , t oday. This T Jacob Ostreicher continues to languish in a Bolivian jail cell despite a lack of evidence against him. ability is a v ery critical one f or the stat e of Israel. “ For y ears Israel has been in vesting in building its maritime po wer like the Unit ed States and Russia, b y possessing advanc ed submarines. Expected c onicts or those unfolding that ar e not nec essarily oc curring at Israel ’s bor ders, g ive Israel the ur ge to maintain its militar y edge in the r egion by expanding its na val capabilities, and the capacity t o launch an immediat e response to any overseas attack, by creating a secondstrike deterrent capability. While Israel has nev er admitted to possessing a nuclear weapons arsenal, the Jew- mand the r elease of Jac ob Ostr eicher, a 53-year-old New York-based businessman who has been held in a Bolivian jail f or nearly a y ear. While Ostreicher was arr ested on suspicion of money laundering , no speciďŹ c charges have been ďŹ led, and Bolivian authorities have not yet presented any actual evidence in the case. Brooklyn A ssemblyman Do v H ikind, who led the pr otestors in chanting f or Ostreicher’s r elease fr om the not oriously harsh prison, singled out a number of government leaders who he f eels should be addressing the issue . “Where is H illary See INS Tanin, page 12 See Rally for Jewish Prisoner, page 22 SPEND THE DAY WITH A MILLION GOOD FRIENDS Don’t miss the 2012 Celebrate Israel Parade, the world’s largest public gathering in celebration of Israel, commemorating the 64th anniversary of the country’s founding, featuring oats, bands, marchers, dancers, performers and more. Watch the live telecast on Fox’s My 9 or on the parade website starting at noon. -Ă•Â˜`>ÞÊĂ•Â˜iĂŠĂŽ]ĂŠÂŁÂŁ>“ʇÊ{“ÊUĂŠxĂ‡ĂŒÂ…ĂŠÂ‡ĂŠĂ‡{ĂŒÂ…ĂŠ-ĂŒĂ€iiĂŒĂƒ]ĂŠxĂŒÂ…ĂŠĂ›i]ĂŠ 9 ĂŠUĂŠ,>ÂˆÂ˜ĂŠÂœĂ€ĂŠĂƒÂ…ÂˆÂ˜i A project of: A special thanks to our sponsors: Join the conversation Facebook: Celebrate Israel Twitter: @celebrateisrael #TogetheronFifth


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