Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Jewish Identity Fueled Her Passion For Justice

Justice Ginsburg, a fierce advocate for pursuing justice, died Friday night as American Jews were taking part in Rosh Hashanah services.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Jewish Identity Fueled Her Passion For Justice
In this Jan. 30, 2018 file photo, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg answers a law student's question as she participates in a "fireside chat" in the Bruce M. Selya Appellate Courtroom at the Roger William University Law School in Bristol, R.I. Ginsburg has received a lifetime achievement award from a prominent Jewish organization. Stephan Savoia, File / AP Photo
Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Jewish Identity Fueled Her Passion For Justice
In this Jan. 30, 2018 file photo, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg answers a law student's question as she participates in a "fireside chat" in the Bruce M. Selya Appellate Courtroom at the Roger William University Law School in Bristol, R.I. Ginsburg has received a lifetime achievement award from a prominent Jewish organization. Stephan Savoia, File / AP Photo

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Jewish Identity Fueled Her Passion For Justice

Justice Ginsburg, a fierce advocate for pursuing justice, died Friday night as American Jews were taking part in Rosh Hashanah services.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the longest-serving Jewish justice on the court, often spoke about how her Jewish identity impacted her worldview when it came to issues of justice.

Reset hears from the former editor-in-chief of Forward, America’s leading national Jewish news organization, about how Ginsburg’s background in Judaism informed her work on the bench.

GUEST: Jane Eisner, director of academic affairs at the Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism; former editor-in-chief of Forward