This Dec. 1993 photo provided by the Chabad-Lubavitch collection shows Vice President Al Gore presenting a book from the Schneerson Collection to Rabbi Boruch Shlomo Cunin of Chabad of California, in Moscow. The Obama administration is opposing a Jewish group’s bid to levy civil fines against Russia for failing to obey a court order to return its historic books and documents _ a dispute which has halted the loan of Russian art works for exhibit in the United States. (AP Photo/Chabad-Lubavitch collection)