The Victorious R.B.G.

Perhaps there’s a certain poetry that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg entered her rest on Rosh Hashanah, one of the holiest days on the Jewish calendar. It reminds us that G-d knew that today would be his daughter Ruth’s last day with us, and though we were stunned by the news of her passing, he wasn’t. The G-d who sees everything and loves everyone, the G-d she served faithfully, knew that we would need to continue on without her in the pursuit of tzedek (Hebrew for justice).

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No One Captures My Feelings About Kavanaugh Better than This Man

It’s rare that I ever just share someone else’s content on this blog. I’m doing it here because Sen. Chris Coons of Delaware captures my feelings about the Kavanaugh nomination so precisely and, in his understated manner of delivery, so powerfully. My tears began just moments into his speech; by the end of it, I was sobbing.