Ruth Bader Ginsburg may be the best-known Jewish Supreme Court justice, but she wasn’t the first — by a long shot. The first member of the tribe to sit on the bench, Louis Braindeis, was appointed to SCOTUS in 1916. Less than a century later, Jewish justices would hold three of the nine seats on the bench, which is astounding considering that Jews represent only 1.8% of the U.S. population. So, what are the stories of these Jewish justices serving on the US Supreme Court?
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