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  • Israel union goes on strike, court limits scope

    November 6, 2011 | 11:46 pm

    Israel’s main labor union declared a general strike on Monday, shutting down major sectors of the country’s economy, but a labor court intervened issuing an injunction that limited the strike to just four hours, officials said.

    The Histadrut Labour Federation, the umbrella...

  • EU criticism of Israeli justice rankles

    August 26, 2010 | 11:02 am

    Israel’s Foreign Ministry has slammed the European Union’s foreign policy chief for criticizing an Israeli court’s conviction of a Palestinian protest leader.

    Abdallah Abu Rahmeh, an organizer of the weekly Friday protests at Bil’in of the West Bank security fence, was convicted...

  • U.S. court rules for Chabad

    June 20, 2008 | 2:28 pm

    WASHINGTON (JTA)—A U.S. appeals court ruled that a decades-old struggle between Chabad-Lubavitch and the Russian government over a seminal Lubavitch archive can proceed in the American courts.

    For decades, Chabad has appealed to the Soviet and later Russian governments to return the...

  • Shul’s Stormy Saga

    By Julie G Fax

    March 2, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    With its prominent location at one of Hancock Park's busiest intersections, at Third Street and Highland Avenue, Congregation Etz Chaim's boxy, domed building constantly reminds area residents of a decade of ongoing tensions.

    The current focus of the dispute is a lawsuit that has...

  • Red Tape Ties Up Shoah Payments

    By Tom Tugend

    September 9, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Living in the Radom ghetto in central Poland, Saul Friedman applied for work in 1942, and for the next two years cleaned a building and labored in a peat bog for the German army.

    He earned no money, but received something much more valuable extra food rations. When the ghetto was...