By COLlive reporter
Jews around the world are expected to conduct prayers as Sholom Mordechai Rubashkin of Postville, Iowa, stands for trial.
At 8 a.m. Monday, Judge Linda Reade will address a motion to change venue and a request to delay the trial of the former manager of Agriprocessors, Inc.
The U.S. District Court Judge will also hear Rubashkin’s motion to dismiss all 163 counts against him because of alleged abuse of the grand jury process.
Rubashkin and 3 top managers of the kosher slaughterhouse, raided by immigration agents in 2008 and sold to SHF Industries in July, have pleaded not guilty to immigration, bank, wire and mail fraud charges.
Three prayer dates have been set in merit of Sholom Mordechai Halevi ben Rivka:
Tuesday, September 1, 2009: Men, women & children are asked to join in for Mincha, Tehillim and Maariv at the Ohel at 7:00 PM.
Monday, September 7, 2009: A special request to everyone around the world to gather together in your communities to daven.
Monday, September 14, 2009: A children’s rally will be held at Ohel Chabad Lubavitch at 6:00 PM. (Buses will leave 770 in Crown Heights at 5:00 PM).
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