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  • Canadian billionaire can sue Israeli newspaper for libel, appeals court rules

    June 30, 2016 | 8:51 am

    Ontario’s top court has cleared the way for a Canadian billionaire who owns an Israeli soccer team to sue a leading Israeli newspaper for libel.

    In a 2-1 ruling this week, the Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling that Toronto-based real estate developer Mitchell Goldhar,...

  • Sheldon Adelson sues Jewish Democratic group

    August 8, 2012 | 12:09 pm

    Sheldon Adelson is suing the National Jewish Democratic Council for defamation.

    Lawyers for Adelson, the casino magnate and major Republican donor, had sent a warning letter to the NJDC and to the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee last week after each body publicly stated...

  • Man can sue over anti-Semitic comments though not Jewish

    April 23, 2012 | 10:34 am

    A New Jersey appeals court has ruled that a man can sue for enduring anti-Semitic slurs from former employers despite not being Jewish.

    Myron Cowher, a former truck driver for Carson & Roberts Site Constructions & Engineering Inc., sued the company and former supervisors after...

  • Facebook vs. ‘Mark Zuckerberg’

    December 20, 2011 | 5:16 pm

    Israeli “entrepeneur” Rotem Guez is being sued by Facebook for creating a “Like Store” where businesses can buy fake “likes” for their Facebook pages.

    In a move that, to be kind, very few people would have envisioned, Guez legally changed his name to “Mark Zuckerberg” in what will possibly be the basis for the sequel to “Face/Off.”

    “I wanted that once they sue me, they’ll face suing ‘Mark Zuckerberg,’” the former Guez said, according emails obtained by The Huffington Post.

  • Ohio family sues school for anti-Semitism, bullying

    November 14, 2011 | 3:30 pm

    The family of a 14-year-old Ohio girl is suing school officials in the state for allowing bullying and anti-Semitic attacks aimed at their daughter.

    The lawsuit alleges that officials at Green High School did nothing to curb years of bullying by classmates, which included being...

  • Student sues UC Davis over Jewish fraternity hazing

    November 14, 2011 | 11:01 am

    A former University of California at Davis student has filed a lawsuit against the university. His claims include negligence, intentional infliction of emotional distress, and creating a hostile educational environment — all stemming from the university’s refusal to address his...

  • Prodded by Danon, U.S. lawyers set to sue Goldstone

    April 7, 2011 | 10:06 am

    A group of American Jewish lawyers is set to file a civil lawsuit against Richard Goldstone initiated by Israeli lawmaker Danny Danon.

    The class action suit against the author of the Goldstone Report, a United Nations document about Israel’s conduct during the monthlong Gaza war in...

  • Gibson arrester can sue over incident

    February 24, 2011 | 10:13 am


  • The jilted bride

    By Mrs. Shoshana F

    July 23, 2008 | 9:39 pm

    I came across this story today .... talk about a wedding headache!

    The jury has awarded a Hall County woman $150,000 after she sued her former fiance for calling their wedding off.

    RoseMary Shell sued her ex-fiance, Wayne Gibbs, after he broke off their engagement in 2007.


  • 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...