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Greenwich Sued Over Denial Of Synagogue

A synagogue has filed a federal lawsuit alleging Greenwich violated its civil rights and made a discriminatory decision by denying its plan to build a house of worship.

07/08/2014

President Barack Obama talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L). (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Gives Wood From Synagogue To Netanyahu During First Presidential Visit To Israel

President Barack Obama has given a small piece of the U.S.’s oldest synagogue in Rhode Island to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

03/21/2013

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Parties Reach Agreement In Synagogue Cemetery Lawsuit

A Connecticut woman has agreed to settle her lawsuit against her Jewish congregation over the burial of a black woman in the synagogue’s cemetery.

05/16/2012

Judge Dismisses Synagogue’s Complaint Of Religious Discrimination

A federal judge has dismissed a Jewish group’s lawsuit accusing Litchfield town officials who rejected plans for a synagogue of discrimination based on religion.

02/22/2012

Justice Department To Intervene In Litchfield Synagogue Suit

The U.S. Justice Department has stepped in on the side of Jewish group suing Litchfield after being denied permission to build a synagogue in town.

02/18/2011