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Jdl Seeks Permanent Injunction Against Jews for Jesus Pamphlet

June 11, 1973
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A spokesman for the Marin County Jewish Defense League said today that the organization plans to seek a permanent injunction Wednesday from the Marin County Superior Court against distribution by the local office of Jews for Jesus of a pamphlet which the JDL calls misleading.

Sue Warren, assistant JDL coordinator, told the Jewish Telegraphic Agency that the JDL also seeks a permanent ban on use by the Jews for Jesus of the JDL initials. She said the pamphlet uses JDL as representing “Jesus Delivers Life” and that also in the pamphlet is a reproduction of the JDL emblem, a Star of David enclosing a clenched fist.

The injunction suit seeks a ban against use of the emblem by Jews for Jesus, Miss Warren said. She added that a picture on the front of the pamphlet shows a boy reading “Never Again,” the book by Rabbi Meir Kahane, JDL founder. She said the suit names Moishe Rosen, who lives in Marin County, as director of Jews for Jesus: Susan Perlman, a follower whose name appears on the pamphlet; and a number of John Does.

Miss Warren explained that on May 25, the JDL office obtained a temporary restraining order which was served on Rosen. She said there had been no known distribution of the pamphlet after that, but that the temporary order expires this month and JDL wants a permanent ban.

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