US Judge: Russia Acting Like ‘Scofflaw’ In Dispute With Chabad


putin-chabadA federal judge Thursday accused Russia of acting like a “scofflaw” and an “outlaw” by refusing his order to hand over a Jewish group’s historical books and documents.

Royce Lamberth, chief judge of the U.S. District Court in Washington, made the comments at a court hearing in a longstanding lawsuit against Russia. In January, Lamberth slapped Russia with a $50,000-a-day civil contempt sanction for refusing his earlier order to give the documents, known as the Schneerson library, to Chabad in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Read more at The Washington Post.

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  1. Is this judge for real????
    Somebody ought advise him that American law and his decision is not binding on the Russians!
    I wish they do give back the library but it ain’t gonna come drom this judge flexing his muscles!