Arizona families, Arizona farms: A legacy of tradition embracing animal care and comfort through modern technology New high school in Mesa lets students pick career paths 0 Comments Share Sponsored Stories Clean energy: Why it matters for Arizona Top Stories Ragen told The Associated Press Thursday the charges against her were “absolutely ridiculous.” She said the ruling could set a dangerous precedent and “prevent creativity” in Israel.Ragen’s case will now go to the Israeli Supreme Court for a final decision.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) Think Tank analyzes the second round of Democratic debates More Valley freeways to be closed this weekend for improvements Meghan McCain to release audiobook on conservatism, family 5 greatest Kentucky Derby finishes JERUSALEM (AP) – Author Naomi Ragen has appealed a ruling that found her guilty of plagiarizing content in her 1992 book Sotah.Ragen is an American-born novelist famous for tackling controversial issues facing the ultra-Orthodox community. A dual U.S.-Israeli citizen, she has lived in Israel since 1971.In December, a Jerusalem court ruling found her guilty of copying sections of a book by Sarah Shapiro.Ragen says she only took “certain ideas and information” from Shapiro’s book to better inform her own fiction.