Thursday, November 13, 2014
The 2014 General Assembly of the Jewish Federations of North America met in Washington, DC this week (November 9-11), and attendees listened to Supreme Court associate justices Elena Kagan and Stephen Breyer speak about the significance of being Jewish justices.
Justice Kagan recalled her Bat Mitzvah, the first one conducted by Rabbi Steven (now Shlomo) Riskin at the Lincoln Square Synagogue in New York.
Justice Breyer pondered the connection between Judaism, social justice, and the rule of law.
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