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Ruth Bader Ginsburg

"Jurist with Attitude" Celebrates 19 Years on Supreme Court

If you are under the age of 20, there’s never been a time in your life when a Jewish woman hasn’t been sitting on the Supreme Court of the United States.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg—a fitting culmination for Jewish American Heritage Month

As you know if you read the Jewish Women’s Archive blog, May is Jewish American Heritage Month (JAHM).

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Get Well Soon, Ruth Bader Ginsburg!

I woke up to the news this morning that Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the first Jewish woman to become a Supreme Court Justice, had been hospitalized as a precaution, after being treated for an iron deficiency.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: 16 years as Supreme Court Justice!

Sixteen years ago today, Ruth Bader Ginsburg took her seat as an associate justice of the United States Supreme Court. 

Justices Sotomayor, Ginsburg, and what it means to be "the only" woman

Sonia Sotomayor has just been confirmed as the first Hispanic Supreme Court Justice! Wow. Just, wow.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg raises her voice

I once had the privilege of hearing Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speak in person. She’s a tiny person with huge, almost caricature-scale glasses, but she conveys an unmistakable weightiness in her speech – well-articulated, certain, and slow (surely she is the slowest speaking Jew ever!).

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Ruth Bader Ginsburg." (Viewed on December 28, 2014) <http://jwa.org/blog/ruth-bader-ginsburg>.

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