Author Naomi Ragen appeals plagiarism conviction

first_img 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)center_img Think Tank analyzes the second round of Democratic debates More Valley freeways to be closed this weekend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.last_img read more