Ruth Bader-Ginsburg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg balanced being American and Jewish - up until the end

In keeping with Jewish practice, there was no public viewing of her body and, apparently, no embalming.

By JONATHAN D. SAMA
30/09/2020
I Co-officiated a wedding with Justice Ginsburg: tension in Orthodox life

As I reflect on that most memorable time in light of the justice’s passing, there was a painful irony hovering over that ceremony.

By AVRAM MLOTEK , JTA
30/09/2020
Donald Trump plans to nominate judge Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court

Trump has said he would announce on Saturday his choice to replace Ginsburg, the liberal icon who died on Sept. 18.

By REUTERS
26/09/2020
Ruth Bader Ginsburg becomes first woman, Jew to lie in state at US Capitol

"She changed the course of American law. And even when her views did not prevail, she still fought," Rabbi Lauren Holtzblatt said.

By REUTERS
25/09/2020
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Hasidic Jews have rebbes, secular Jews have Ruth Bader Ginsburg

RBG became a moral icon, held up as a beacon of sagacity, fierce femininity and strident commitment to progressive justice.

By RABBI BEN GREENFIELD/JTA
27/09/2020
US SUPREME COURT Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, delivers remarks during a discussion hosted by the Geo
Comparing Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the Book of Ruth

MIDDLE ISRAEL: Throughout her life, then, and in all respects, RBG followed in the original Ruth’s footsteps; in all respects, that is, except one.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg mid-workout
RBG documentary filmmakers reflect on passed judge’s extraordinary life

“She had a sense of humor and a real sparkle to her.”

By MAKEDA EASTER/LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS
24/09/2020
United States Supreme Court
Jewish service held for Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the Supreme Court

Rabbi Lauren Holtzblatt of Adas Israel, a Conservative congregation in Washington, opened the memorial at the court with a Jewish service.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
24/09/2020
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Ruth Bader Ginsburg gave one of her lace collars to a museum in Tel Aviv

The collar and a signed copy of the late Supreme Court justice’s autobiography will be part of the new core exhibition set to open in December.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
24/09/2020
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