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St. Louis Jewish Light

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St. Louis Jewish Light

Court clears Orthodox Jew for not carrying ID on Sabbath

JTA February 19, 2012

An Orthodox Jew was found not guilty by a Hague appeals court of failing to produce an ID card on the Sabbath. The man had faced a fine of nearly $200 for failing to prove his identity when requested to do so by police, under a national ID law. Orthodox...

International court: Germany need not grant pension to slave laborer

JTA February 7, 2012

BERLIN -- The International Court of Justice in The Hague has overturned an Italian ruling that would have forced Germany to pay a pension to an Italian former slave laborer for the Nazis.  The court affirmed international law, which allows citizens...

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