Meir Panim’s Tiberias Free Restaurant not only provides warm meals, but the opportunity to socialize as well.
This was not a case of someone embezzling money for personal gain. He leveraged everything he had for the company. He mortgaged his own home in order to stave off the company’s bankruptcy. He did not seek personal gain at the expense of others. He was simply trying to keep his business afloat.
The Iowa attorney general and the U.S. attorney, while ostensibly seeking justice, have instead destroyed a company, shattered the lives of hundreds of families and eviscerated the economy of a region. Justice has not been served in this case; indeed it has been diminished. (JTA)
About the Author: Rabbi Menachem Genack is chief executive officer of OU Kosher.
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