'This is a halakha of great importance, which touches on the core of relations between religion and the state in Israel, and on issues of freedom of occupation and individual freedom,' says document sent to High Court.
Kashrut supervision has long been taken to task for its inefficiency and waste, high costs and inconsistent standards.
The inmate said he received nonkosher food in September 2013 through October 2015, and is demanding $301 for each nonkosher meal he was given.
Full of flavor, these yeasted rose cakes can be prepared in advance and frozen until the Jewish new year.
Diners who were until recently prisoners to poor food at high prices now have the offerings of no few chefs in Israel.
A lawmaker from Queens, where a quarter of students have religious dietary restrictions, is sponsoring the bill that would require the state to provide such meals.