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Mandel JCC Cleveland Jewish Book Festival: David Dalin
November 9, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
David Dalin, Jewish Justices of the Supreme Court, From Brandeis to Kagan
Dalin’s book highlights the eight Jewish men and women who have served, or who currently serve, as Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court. Dalin will discusses how the appointment of Brandeis in 1916 began the tradition of a“Jewish Seat” on the Supreme Court and the role that anti-Semitism may have played in the lives of the justices and in their Senate confirmation hearings.
David Dalin is an ordained rabbi and widely-published scholar of American Jewish history. He is the author, co- author, or editor of eleven previous books. He has served as the Taube Research Fellow at Stanford University.