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Following the Supreme Court’s crafting of a compromise between author and
plaintiff Sarah Shapiro and author and defendant Naomi Ragen, Shapiro said that
she was “grateful” that the court upheld a lower court “injunction ordering the
removal of passages” from one of Ragen’s books, which Shapiro said were
plagiarized from one of her books.
Shapiro added, “From a moral and legal
standpoint, I would like to express a profoundly felt thank you to them for
protecting my work.”
To that extent, Ragen agreed as part of the
proceeding to a court order to remove 29 sentences from her 400-page book in any
While Shapiro said she had agreed to the court ordering
her to contribute NIS 97,000 to two charities, agreed on between the parties for
the purposes of “peace” between them, the court order did uphold Shapiro keeping
NIS 136,000 in damages from the original lower court ruling.