Book Talk: Jewish Justices of the Supreme Court

Date: May 16, 2017 - May 16, 2017

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Sponsor: The Library

Location: JTS

Category: Book Talks Library Events

Jewish Justices of the Supreme Court, from Brandeis to Kagan: Their Lives and Legacies

Tuesday, May 16, 2017, 7:30 p.m.

Dr. David G. Dalin’s Jewish Justices of the Supreme Court, from Brandeis to Kagan is the first history of the eight Jews who have served or currently serve on the US Supreme Court. Dalin examines their lives and legal careers, as well as the changing role of Jews within the American legal profession. Dalin will discuss his book with Dr. Shuly Rubin Schwartz, Irving Lehrman Research Associate Professor of American Jewish History at JTS.


Admission is free, but reservations are required. Please arrive early and have photo ID available.

This event is sponsored by The JTS Library. Dr. David Kraemer, Joseph J. and Dora Abbell Librarian and professor of Talmud and Rabbinics, JTS, will serve as moderator.