Louis Brandeis’s elevation to the Supreme Court was a watershed moment for American Jews — but, paradoxically, it seemed to do nothing to lessen this country’s anti-Semitism, Jonathan Sarna writes.
As the Supreme Court prepares to hear a major abortion case, more than 100 women filed briefs revealing their own personal stories of abortion.
Three Jews suspected of involvement in an arson attack that killed three members of a West Bank Palestinian family can be prevented from meeting with their attorneys, Israel’s Supreme Court has ruled.
When Evan Wolfson wrote his Harvard Law School thesis on gay marriage in 1983, it was considered a fringe idea. Thirty-two years later, Wolfson had his “I told you so” moment when the U.S. Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage on June 26, 2015.
What do a deceased East Coast rapper and a petite Jewish Supreme Court justice have in common? They’re both Notorious. But nothing proves how iconic Ruth Bader Ginsburg has become so much as a just-released biography.
An Alabama Chief Justice has compared Nazi Germany’s systematic murder of six million Jews to legalizing gay marriage — and the state’s rabbis are none too pleased.
The Orthodox conversation over the Supreme Court’s gay marriage ruling has been dominated by rabbis. But Ysoscher Katz says that what we really need is a rebbe.
Eliyahu Fink has been mocked by fellow Orthodox Jews for supporting marriage equality. He explains why he cheers the Supreme Court’s decision, even though he would not perform a gay wedding ceremony.
Israel is often marketed as the LGBT Jewish paradise. But Jonathan Katz says the Supreme Court’s gay marriage ruling cements his belief that the queer space most worth investing in is here at home.
The Supreme Court’s Justice Anthony Kennedy issued a clarion call for equality in his decision upholding gay marriage. He’s not one of the three Jewish justices, but Jay Michaelson explains why his ruling offers such a profoundly Jewish lesson.