Tag archive for ‘UN Court’
News Brief On Sunday, October 18th, 2015

Justice Stephen Breyer Won’t Sit Out Big Energy Case Where He Had Conflict Of Interest

  Justice Stephen Breyer didn’t know his wife held stock in a company with a stake in a big energy case the court heard on Wednesday, and apparently neither did she. When he learned about it following More...

Courtesy On Thursday, October 15th, 2015

New book details Windsor Supreme Court victory

Never underestimate the power of a good story. In 1963, Edie Windsor, a mathematical genius and ace computer programmer for IBM, met Thea Spyer, a therapist, at a Greenwich Village restaurant. It was More...

Ronn Torossian On Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

Samson Fine & Riverdale Jewish Center: Rabbis Who Take Naked Steam Baths With Boys Must Be Fired

  Imagine being a congregant at the Riverdale Jewish Center (RJC) during the High Holidays and listening to a sermon from the synagogue’s senior rabbi, Jonathan Rosenblatt, a man who admits to have More...

News Brief On Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

Kapparot – Jewish chicken slaughter sidewalk ritual is debated in court; lives of 50, 000 birds at stake

  Opponents of “makeshift slaughterhouses” on Brooklyn sidewalks duked it out in court Tuesday with Jewish leaders over an upcoming religious ritual that involves the killing of 50, 000 chickens. The More...

News Brief On Thursday, July 9th, 2015

Pro-chicken activists face court slog against kapporot ritual ban

“Dead chickens, half-dead chickens, chicken blood, chicken feathers, chicken urine, chicken faeces, other toxins and garbage consume the public streets, ” the court papers stated. Even More...

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Clive Minchom On Monday, July 6th, 2015

Paul Singer Battles To Block Samsung Corporate Shuffle As Lee Family Consolidates Control

  Samsung’s founding Lee family controls South Korea’s largest industrial conglomerate, and it does so partly with the help of a variety of Samsung cross-holdings among its subsidiary and More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, June 18th, 2015

Judge Gives Billionaire art dealer Helly Nahmad Permission to Go to Basel Show

– – A judge has granted the art dealer Hillel “Helly” Nahmad permission to leave the U.S. to attend a week long art show in Basel Switzerland, the NY Post has reported. Nahmad needed More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, June 15th, 2015

Federal Judge Greenlights Civil Rights Suit Brought By Hasidim Against NY Towns

– – A Federal judge has given her approval for a group of Hasidic jews to move forward with a lawsuit over discrimination against two small towns in upstate New York, Mamakating and Bloomingburg. U.S. More...

Globes On Friday, June 12th, 2015

BoI issues tough report on Leumi US tax evasion affair

Failures, mistakes, negligence in oversight: these are only some of the terms used by Supervisor of Banks David Zaken to describe the findings of an audit conducted in recent months on the conduct of Bank Leumi More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Monday, April 6th, 2015

DreamWorks Animation Escapes Another Lawsuit

An antitrust suit brought by animation workers against DreamWorks Animation, Disney and a number of other companies has been thrown out of court by a federal judge. U.S. District Judge Lucy Kohl ruled last More...

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