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Is Ruth Bader Ginsburg having a Jewish burial? Here’s what we know so far.

Mon, 2020-09-21 23:57
“Waiting around for a funeral feels very weird.”

L.A. congregations create a pandemic-safe ‘shofar wave’ across the city

Mon, 2020-09-21 21:29
L.A. Jews create a ‘shofar wave’ across the city

American Judaism is ready for disruption - and Covid has accelerated the need for it.

Mon, 2020-09-21 19:35
Covid has been a disruptor and accelerator for American Jewry laying bare questions that have been around for some time.

Jewish Twitter claps back at Christian-inflected condolences for RBG

Mon, 2020-09-21 19:21
RuthBaderGinsburg was Jewish. Please do not disrespect her memory or her legacy or her faith by talking about her being in heaven.

RBG: First Jew, first woman to lie in state at Capitol

Mon, 2020-09-21 18:56
The only other woman who lay “in honor” at the Capitol was Rosa Parks — but she did not lie “in state” because she was not a veteran or stateswoman.

Jewish educators need to embrace distance learning. That starts with mourning what’s lost.

Mon, 2020-09-21 18:03
If we allow ourselves to grieve, embrace the neutral zone, and reimagine our work together, we will be well positioned to create a bright future

It’s a girl for Jewish Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey

Mon, 2020-09-21 16:47
“For us, her birth leading into Rosh Hashanah symbolizes new beginnings and hope in the midst of tough days,” the Jewish mayor tweeted.

Arizona’s special senate race could keep Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat empty

Mon, 2020-09-21 16:27
A Democratic win could shrink the Republican Senate majority, slashing the number of necessary GOP defectors from four to three.

LISTEN: 2NJB Podcast — Fact Checker By Day, Comedian By Night

Mon, 2020-09-21 16:16
2NJB Podcast: Fact Checker By Day, Comedian By Night

A rushed confirmation would be a travesty. Ruth Bader Ginsburg taught us how to fight it.

Mon, 2020-09-21 16:13
Replacing Ginsburg before the election would be a travesty. Not figuring out how to carry on her legacy would be a tragedy.

‘Schitt’s Creek’ and all things Jewish from a very socially-distaced Emmys

Mon, 2020-09-21 15:00
“Schitt’s Creek” became the winningest comedy in Emmys history after a historic 15 nominations. What else was Jewy about last night? Tons.

Mandy Patinkin blows shofar in TV tribute to Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s dying wish

Mon, 2020-09-21 14:54
“So now her wish will be heard,” the actor said after his blast during an MSNBC interview, “and let it be heard throughout the land.”

As a gay American, a vote for Trump is a vote against my humanity

Mon, 2020-09-21 14:50
I identify as a gay and Jewish American. My rights are in limbo and the next administration will undoubtedly decide my future.

Welcome to the lonely pew

Mon, 2020-09-21 14:32
Converts are familiar with being alone on the high holidays; this year, everyone is getting a taste.

Scribe | Ruth Bader Ginsburg showed us young Jews how to be unapologetically Jewish.

Mon, 2020-09-21 14:25
Jewish, deeply interested in education and culture, and a woman with an incredibly Jewish name to boot.

New York will erect statue in Brooklyn to honor RBG

Mon, 2020-09-21 13:44
The late Supreme Court justice “started her incredible journey right here in Brooklyn,” Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in announcing the planning.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Tragic Mistake

Mon, 2020-09-21 13:23
Ginsburg’s death, as heartbreaking as it is, need not have constituted a crisis for American liberalism and democratic norms.

In Nessa Rapoport’s ‘Evening,’ the sun sets on a complicated sisterhood

Mon, 2020-09-21 09:00
A week of shiva forces the novel’s protagonist to confront the unsettling fact that the central bond in her life has been one of conflict.

‘A modern prophet:’ How rabbis reacted to Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death

Sun, 2020-09-20 21:15
The justice’s passing just before Rosh Hashanah posed a dilemma for rabbis: Should they address the news? And how?

May Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s memory be ‘for a blessing.’ What, exactly, does that mean?

Sun, 2020-09-20 20:59
How Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s memory can be ‘for a blessing’