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and to bill to fish while the men you might sound like Katz's delicatessen in lower Manhattan we're talking about the prison in upstate New York that Michael Cohen will call home for the next three years president trump's former Attorney reports Monday to the federal correctional institute in Otisville and as far as jails go it has a unique reputation it says Reuters correspondent Brendan Pearson for the present is known as a desirable destination for white collar Jewish inmates in particular %HESITATION one prison consultant I spoke to actually call the Jewish have and as consultant is Jewish and spent time in prison himself though not at this particular facility one of the things that distinguishes that for Jewish inmates is that it employs a full time rabbi as a chaplain another thing that sets it apart is the food in the commissary there is a large number of kosher options that are available one reason Otisville has become a destination for Jewish convicts is simple geography it's close to New York City is one point one million Jews were many inmates like Colin have family it's also close to several orthodox Jewish enclaves upstate I'd come in sentencing hearing in December his lawyer at the time as the cone be sent over to spill but did not give a reason for the request Colin who once said he would take a bullet for trump was charged with financial crimes including orchestrating hush money to two women who claim they had affairs with trump Cohn says those payments were directed by trump which the president denies the Otisville facility also offers tennis a baseball field and bocce ball according to its handbook the prison where Michael code is going is %HESITATION what's called a minimum security camp it doesn't have fences the %HESITATION accommodations I sort of dormitory like like all inmates code will have a job which will take at least a few hours a day other than that he'll have spare time in which you can do as , he pleases Colin who is married with two children could also potentially be granted furloughs of one to two days for family reasons