Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to be honored at Philadelphia museum

Liberal icon and Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is set to be honored for her life and achievements yet again.

This time, she’ll be highlighted by the National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, according to WPVI, a local ABC affiliate.

An honor for Ginsburg

Ginsburg, the only Jewish woman ever appointed to serve on the nation’s highest court, will be inducted into the museum’s “Only in America Gallery” and is scheduled to personally accept the honorary award on Dec. 19.

The award is intended to recognize the achievements and contributions made to American society by Jewish people who represent and showcase ideals like “hard work and aspiration, courage and imagination, leadership and service,” according to WPVI.

Her induction into the honorary gallery comes at the same time that the museum is already displaying a special exhibit about the jurist titled “Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg,” which will be featured until Jan. 12, 2020.

A lifetime of achievements

The current head of the National Museum of American Jewish History, Dr. Misha Galperin, told WPVI that the institution is proud to highlight Justice Ginsburg.

“We are thrilled and honored to induct Justice Ginsburg into Only in America, where she joins other extraordinary Jewish Americans who have made significant contributions to broader society, even beyond America, and we are humbled that she will join us at the museum in person to accept this distinction,” Galperin said.

She went on: “While we have long featured Justice Ginsburg’s remarkable achievements through our core exhibition and even more so this year with Notorious RBG, we are proud to continue telling her exceptional story of persistence in this enduring way.”

A liberal icon

The honor for Ginsburg comes just weeks after she was hospitalized briefly in late November for reportedly experiencing “chills and fever,” according to Politico. But it doesn’t seem her health problems are slowing her down.

Ginsburg shook some of her stalwart liberal supporters just a week ago when she surprisingly issued a ruling in favor of President Donald Trump that temporarily blocked subpoenas for his financial records and tax returns, Fox News reported. That order stayed enforcement of the subpoenas until the Supreme Court considers whether to take up and rule on other similar pending cases involving the president’s financial records.

To be sure, the temporary stay most likely doesn’t indicate how Ginsburg will ultimately rule on that or the related cases, and it is widely known that she is no fan of the president, nor is he a particularly big fan of hers.

Indeed, in all likelihood, RBG will side with liberals once again when the time comes. They’re the ones holding her up on such a high pedestal, after all.

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