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  • Brooklyn man, extradited from Israel, arraigned in ’08 beating death

    July 21, 2014 | 12:47 pm

    NEW YORK (JTA) — A former Hasidic community watch group member in Brooklyn was arraigned in New York in a 2008 beating death after being extradited from Israel.

    Yitzchak Schuchat, 31, was arraigned Friday in state Supreme Court in the death of Andrew Charles, according to New...

  • Baseball star Ryan Braun wins appeal

    February 23, 2012 | 4:08 pm

    Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun won his appeal of his earlier positive test for performance-enhancing drugs.

    The decision, announced on Thursday, means that Braun—the reigning National League most valuable player and the first Jew to earn that distinction in nearly five...

  • ‘Irvine 11’ attorneys appeal conviction

    October 20, 2011 | 4:20 pm

    Attorneys for 10 Muslim students convicted of disrupting a speech given by Israeli ambassador at UC Irvine last year, filed a notice of appeal Wednesday, arguing that the law used to convict the students was “vague and unconstitutional.”

    The students — three from UC Riverside...

  • Katsav appeals rape conviction

    May 2, 2011 | 10:34 am

    Former Israeli President Moshe Katsav has appealed his conviction on rape and sexual assault charges and requested a delay of his prison sentence.

    Katsav is scheduled to enter prison next week to serve a seven-year sentence.

    His appeal was filed Monday with the Israeli Supreme...

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  • Australian government appeals Zentai ruling

    January 5, 2011 | 10:03 am

    The Australian government is appealing a court ruling that spared an alleged Nazi war criminal from being extradited to Hungary.

    Home Affairs Minister Brendan O’Connor approved the extradition of Charles Zentai in 2009, but a Federal Court judge overturned the decision last year.

    ...
  • Sarah Palin and Chabad share the same appeal

    September 17, 2008 | 11:00 pm

    I'm getting a hunch the Republicans just might win for one reason alone, and it makes no sense, just like Chabad makes no sense to the Jewish elite.

    That one reason is Sarah Palin. She reminds me of about a thousand different Chabad shluchot (the rebbe's women representatives). She's...

  • Bone marrow match still sought for rabbinical student—can you help?

    February 15, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    The urgent search for a suitable bone marrow transplant donor for University of Judaism rabbinical student Joel Shickman, 37, stricken with AML, a form of leukemia in early February, continues.

    Shickman's family is encouraging people to register with the National Bone Marrow...

  • Q and A With Floyd Abrams

    By Howard Blume

    July 7, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    New York Times reporter Judith Miller went to jail this week for refusing to reveal confidential sources. The attorney for Miller and the Times is Floyd Abrams, who spoke with The Journal about the case, about his career, and also about his new book, "Speaking Freely: Trials of the...

  • Pollard Lawyers Get Day in Federal Court

    By Edwin Black

    August 28, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Sept. 2 is going to be a big day for Jonathan Pollard: The American Jewish spy is going to get another day in court.

    Pollard's lawyers will have 40 minutes in a federal courtroom to explain why they should be permitted to continue efforts to rescind the life sentence he received 18...

  • Center Construction Moves Ahead Despite Shortfall

    By Journal Staff

    May 1, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Though Irvine's Samueli Jewish Campus is $2 million short of $20 million required to finish a community building, the project's supporters are moving ahead to avoid the potential costs of delay.

    Permits for the 123,000-square-foot building adjacent to Tarbut V'Torah Community Day...

  • Ambulatory Assistance

    By Journal Staff

    September 5, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    In six weeks, Irvine's University Synagogue this summer raised $60,000, enough to purchase an ambulance for the American

    Red Magen David of Israel (ARMDI), the equivalent of America's Red Cross.

    The appeal was prompted by congregant Eleanor Kahn, 78, a 25-year member of ARMDI who...

  • The Trials of Ted Deutsch

    By Michael Aushenker

    March 14, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Auschwitz survivor Tibor (Ted) Deutsch will never forget the dark day in 1944 that forever shaped his life. Deutsch was only 16 when he and his older brother, Georg, were among the 1,000 Jews assigned to slave labor at a Trzebinia subcamp assigned to the service the venerable German...

  • Message of Hope

    By Tom Tugend

    September 21, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Prospects are favorable that some of the prison senten-ces imposed on 10 Iranian Jews charged with spying for Israel will be reduced and that others will be set free, according to the Jewish community's official representative in the Iranian parliament.

    Maurice Motamed predicted that...

  • Demonstrating Support

    By Michael J

    April 6, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    After an appeal by Iran's chief rabbi, the Iranian judiciary has announced it will allow 13 Jews accused of spying for Israel and America to hire their own lawyers, said an American Jewish leader.

    The 13 will also get a few extra days to prepare their case, according to Malcolm...

  • A Call for Justice and Freedom

    By Tom Tugend

    June 17, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    A dramatic appearance by the Rev. Jesse Jackson in Los Angeles last week helped kick into high gear an international campaign to free 13 Iranian Jews who were arrested by Iranian authorities for alleged espionage, and who face possible execution.

    In a news conference...

  • The Meaning of Religious Freedom in Utah

    July 2, 1998 | 8:00 pm

    Much of the school was outraged. All spring, Bauchman was subjected to ridicule and abuse from students -- and, allegedly, from the music teacher. Graduation day became an impromptu anti-Bauchman protest. Parents and students joined hands to sing the...

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