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Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Condo Association fines Jew $50 a day for putting up a mezuzah.

STRATFORD, CT -  A Jewish woman's Stratford condo association has fined her $50 a day for attaching a mezuzah to her door port .

The California Condo Association says that Barbara Cadranel is in violation of the federal Fair housing Act, but the Anti-Defamation League the condo's practice violates various civil rights laws.

The attorney for Cardranel is filing a complaint with Connecticut's Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities. The attorney notes the woman's neighbor's door bearing a crucifix. If the condo association continues to fine their client, they will start legal proceedings, according the newspaper story.

The condo assocation said its rules "prohibits the displaying o fany item, of whatever nature, upon the exterior wall of any unit."

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