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  • Businessman seeks new hearing in Coca-Cola lawsuit

    May 4, 2012 | 10:24 am

    A Jewish Canadian-Egyptian businessman wants a full U.S. appeals court to rehear his lawsuit against Coca-Cola for using his family’s property in Egypt.

    Raphael Bigio and his family filed the brief Wednesday in the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals in New York. He is suing the...

  • Olmert indicted in Holyland scandal

    January 5, 2012 | 8:43 am

    Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has been indicted on bribery charges in one of Israel’s largest corruption scandals.

    The indictment filed Thursday accuses Olmert of accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes during the construction of the Holyland apartment...

  • Nations’ archives launch Nazi-era property portal

    May 4, 2011 | 1:16 pm

    A coalition of documentation preservation groups, including national archives from six nations, is launching a portal that accesses records on stolen Nazi-era cultural property.

    The portal, called Holocaust International Resources, will be launched formally on Thursday at the...

  • Diaspora rabbis urge Israeli colleagues to speak out on rental ruling

    December 14, 2010 | 9:49 am

    Over 750 rabbis and cantors of all denominations signed a letter urging their Israeli colleagues to speak out against a ruling by 39 municipal rabbis banning renting to non-Jews.

    “The recent halakhic ruling from community rabbis in Israel that forbids leasing apartments to non-Jews...

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  • For the Kids

    By Abby Gilad

    July 8, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Right a Wrong

    The five daughters of Tzlophchad (say that 10 times fast!) went to Moses and said: "The law says that if a man dies his property goes to his sons. But our father doesn't have any sons! What will become of all his property? Please change the law so that we can keep...

  • The Jewish Tax

    By Rob Eshman

    April 12, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Every April 15, we are reminded that many of the things we hold dear literally don't come cheap. Democracy demands its pound of flesh, or its 30 percent, and on Tax Day the bill comes due.

    According to demographer Pini Herman, the median Jewish household income in the greater Los...

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