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Justine Wise Polier

Justine Wise Polier

A fighter throughout her life for the rights of children and minorities, Justine Wise Polier was a judge of the New York City Family Court for thirty-eight years. She attributed her main goals of fighting injustice and "speaking truly… without fear" to the influence of the Hebrew prophets and her father, Rabbi Stephen Wise.

Institution: American Jewish Historical Society

American Jewish Historical Society

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Justine Wise Polier." (Viewed on March 24, 2018) <>.


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