Birthday of Louis Dembitz Brandeis, 1856
Updated: Dec 4, 2020
On This Day in Jewish History: November 13, 1856
#onthisday, Louis Dembitz Brandeis is born in Louisville, Kentucky to an Eastern European Jewish family. Brandeis would go on to have a stellar career in law, becoming the first Jewish US Supreme Court Justice. Brandeis was also a proud Zionist, always supporting and pushing for the Jewish People's right for self-determination in their ancestral homeland.