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Stop Trump-appointed justice seat from being filled


October 2, 2020

I will never forget where I was when I heard of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s passing. 

Within hours of the announcement of her death Friday night, an outpouring of affection for the first Jewish woman appointed to the country’s highest court had already begun. People spontaneously gathered on the front steps of the Supreme Court building, where she had served as a judge for 27 years, bearing candles and singing Amazing Grace. In other places in the country, crowds gathered to say Kaddish, to remember.

As Jews and non-Jews celebrated her life, however, Republicans were...

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