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  • The story behind the Hotel Shangri-La anti-Semitism trial

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    August 22, 2012 | 3:20 pm

    It was late in the afternoon on Aug. 15, a Wednesday, when the jury delivered its verdict to a Santa Monica courtroom. The discrimination case that had been brought against the oceanfront boutique Hotel Shangri-La by a group of young Jews had been going on for nearly four weeks, and...

  • Peter King’s hearings: Are Muslims our enemy? [VIDEO]

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    March 10, 2011 | 2:37 pm

    Video courtesy of C-SPAN.

    For more than four hours at a much-anticipated hearing about radical Muslims in America on Capitol Hill on Thursday morning, Democrats accused Rep. Peter King, (R-N.Y.) chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security, of engaging in political theater,...

  • Quackenbush’s Crusade

    By Tom Tugend

    December 9, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    In two days of hearings (Dec. 1 & 2) on Holocaust-era insurance policies, California's insurance commissioner threatened to penalize a German and an Italian insurer for non-cooperation, while reaching agreements with three Dutch companies.

    The European companies were among eight...