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U.S. airs concerns on Chabad-Russia feud over texts

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/nation/article/us_airs_concerns_on_chabad-russia_feud_over_texts_20110516

American officials have weighed in for the first time on a Chabad court victory over the ownership of Chasidic texts, reportedly saying it could jeopardize Russia-U.S. cultural ties. The Associated Press reported that the U.S. Justice Department's response Monday to the Chabad-Lubavitch victory about the dangers to cultural relations between the two countries underlines the importance attached to the case by the government.

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