Supreme Court

U.S. Supreme Court Strikes Down Jerusalem Passport Law

06/07/2015 - 20:00

Washington — The U.S. Supreme Court struck down a law that would allow Jerusalem-born U.S. citizens to list their birthplace as Israel.

Supporting Public Education Is A Jewish Value

06/04/2015 - 20:00

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Sens. Bernie Sanders and Chuck Schumer. Union leader Sandy Feldman. Nobel Prize-winning economist Gary Becker. What do they all have in common? Besides being Jewish and making an indelible impact on our world, they all graduated from the same public school, Brooklyn’s James Madison High School.

Gay Marriage Supporters Plan To Flood Supreme Court With A Friendly Push

02/10/2015 - 19:00

Washington - The U.S. Supreme Court is going to hear from a lot of people on same-sex marriage.

U.S. Supreme Court Justices Talk Jewish At G.A. Opening

11/09/2014 - 19:00

Oxon Hill, Md. – U.S. Supreme Court justices Stephen Breyer and Elana Kagan talked about their Jewish identities at the opening plenary of the 2014 General Assembly conference of the Jewish Federations of North America.

Jewish Groups File Brief In Supreme Court Headscarf Appeal

10/07/2014 - 20:00

Two Jewish groups joined a brief on behalf of a Muslim woman whose right to wear a headscarf in a retail job is under consideration by the Supreme Court.

The court on Oct. 2 agreed to hear the case, Politico reported.

Orthodox, Reform Groups Differ On Supreme Court’s Gay Marriage Call

10/07/2014 - 20:00

Washington — Reform and Orthodox Jewish groups had opposite takes on the Supreme Court decision not to hear gay marriage cases, effectively extending the right to a majority of the states.

Detention Facility For African Migrants Ordered Shut

09/22/2014 - 20:00

Jerusalem — Israel’s Supreme Court ordered the state to close the Holot detention center for African migrants.

Five Takeaways From The Hobby Lobby Case

06/30/2014 - 20:00

WASHINGTON Five things to know about one of the most anticipated Supreme Court decisions of the year:1. Corporations can’t pray, but they do have religious rights.

Private Businesses Need Not Cover Contraception, Supreme Court Rules

06/29/2014 - 20:00

Washington — The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that a privately held business may refuse to provide insurance coverage for contraceptives to employees.

Israel’s Supreme Court Voids Rabbinical Court Ruling Requiring Bris

06/29/2014 - 20:00

JERUSALEM — Israel’s Supreme Court nullified a rabbinical court ruling that required a mother to circumcise her son.

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