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Jews and Justice Panel Discussion

Thursday, February 8, 2024 29 Sh'vat 5784

6:00 PM - 8:00 PMKKBE Sanctuary













This event will convene a panel of distinguished authors, jurists, legal scholars and experts to discuss how the Jewish justices on the US Supreme Court impact America’s dedication to its founding ideals of equality and justice for all. A book signing and reception will follow.


Julie Cohen – Writer, director, producer and filmmaker, Ms. Cohen is the Oscar nominated filmmaker of the RBG (Ruth Bader Ginsburg) documentary, lauded universally for her portrait of, and friendship with, the beloved Jewish Supreme Court Justice. 

Armand Derfner – A distinguished Charleston civil rights attorney who has successfully argued voting rights cases before the US Supreme Court, Mr. Derfner is co-author of Justice Deferred: Race and the Supreme Court.

Judge Richard Gergel – Current United States district court judge and Charleston resident, Judge Gergel is the author of Unexampled Courage: The Blinding of Sgt. Isaac Woodard and the Awakening of President Harry Truman and Judge J. Waties Waring.

Brad Snyder – Georgetown University professor of constitutional law and 20th Century legal history, Mr. Snyder is the author of Democratic Justice: Felix Frankfurter, the Supreme Court and the Making of the Liberal Establishment.


Edward Felsenthal – Executive Chairman and former Editor-in-Chief of TIME, Mr. Felsenthal and his work as a journalist led to two Pulitzer Prizes, as he covered the Supreme Court for the Wall Street Journal.

Unable to join us in person? The Jews & Justice Panel will be Livestreamed on Thursday night. Purchase your virtual ticket HERE.


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