Manhattan Federal Court

Mensch or Mudslinger?

New York lawyer Maimon Kirschenbaum is making celebrity chefs and restauranteurs sweat in court.

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Israelis File $1.2 Billion Suit Against Al Jazeera


JERUSALEM (JTA) -- A group of Israelis has filed a $1.2 billion lawsuit in U.S. federal court against the Al Jazeera news network.

Ninety-one Israeli plaintiffs, civilians who were injured during the monthlong 2006 Second Lebanon War or are relatives of victims, are charging in their suit that the Qatar-based network's war coverage was designed to help Hezbollah. Al Jazeera has offices in New York.

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