Rabbi’s reaction to SCOTUS nominee Kagan

From CNA about POTUS’s SCOTUS’s nominee:

Rabbis say Kagan not a ‘kosher’ Supreme Court nominee

Alexandria, Va., Jun 27, 2010 / 06:13 pm (CNA).-

According to the National Rabbinical Alliance and its more than 850 Orthodox Jewish members, Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan is not “kosher,” or fit to serve, on the court.

A Thursday press release on the part of the alliance said that “Elena Kagan is not kosher. She is not fit to sit on this Court — or any court." [I guess that would be a "no" vote.] The group also called on the Senate Judiciary Committee to refuse to confirm Kagan as replacement of retiring Justice John Paul Stevens.

Referencing Kagan’s past pro-abortion and pro-homosexual record, the alliance asserted that the nominee would hasten “society’s already steep decline into Sodom and Gomorrah.”  [Yep.  That’s a "no" vote.]

Spokesman for the Rabbinical Alliance, Rabbi Yehuda Levin, [WDTPRS has written of Rabbi Levin before.  He thinks left wing Catholics are destroying the Church.] told Cybercast News Service that most groups are happy when “one of their own” is nominated to such a prestigious position. “A great deal has been made about the fact that she would be the second Jewish woman on the court,” Levin noted. “We want to signal to people across the country that we take no pride in this.”  [OORAH!]

"We feel that Elena Kagan turns traditional Judaism on its head – from a concept of a nation of priests and holy people, she is turning it into, ‘Let’s homosexualize every segment of society. And by the way, partial-birth babies have no right to be delivered’," he declared.

Levin also expressed his bewilderment as to why Obama would have appointed Kagan. He said that “eventually, down the road, someone — or some group — is going to ‘take the hit’ for the crazy decisions that Kagan is bound to make,” he declared. “So we would have much preferred if President Obama had given this ‘distinction’ to another minority group, instead of singling out the Jews.”

The Rabbinical Alliance is hopeful that someone in the Senate will filibuster Kagan’s appointment.

Hearings for her confirmation begin on Monday in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee.


It will be interesting to see if any other Jewish Groups, more secular or left-wing rush to respond in support of Ms. Kagan.

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  1. boko fittleworth says:

    Inasmuch as one apparently need not be Catholic to be named a bishop, well, you can see where I’m going with this…

  2. EXCHIEF says:

    The good Rabbi is of course right on with his assessment of this candidate. His expressed failure to understand why BO would appoint her strikes me as odd. Would it not be because she very closely reflects Obama’s beliefs on a variety of issues including abortion and the homosexual agenda? If someone down the road questions her decisions Obama could care less–as he cares little about the future of this country. It is all about achieving his agenda NOW.

  3. TNCath says:

    I’m afraid it won’t matter. She’ll get confirmed. The Devil is alive and well.

  4. Supertradmum says:

    I sent this article to several friends of mine when it broke, and one, a seminarian, stated that he wanted to be an Orthodox Jew for a day in honor of this man. The rabbi has more discernment than some of the priests in his seminary. Kagan cannot become a Supreme Court Justice.

  5. AnAmericanMother says:

    It’s very unfortunate.

    Aside from her obvious ultra-radical, anti-life agenda, this woman is completely unqualified to sit on the nation’s highest court.

    She has no experience in judging or even litigation — and her appearance as Solicitor General before the Supremes was embarrassingly bad. I have never heard of such an inexperienced newbie being appointed to a circuit court — let alone the SC. I’m an old courthouse rat with 30 years in the trenches, and I’m absolutely certain that I – or any other solid litigator – could do a better job (not that we’re qualified – but we’re more qualified than she is).

    I guess it makes sense that so unqualified a president would appoint an equally clueless tyro.

    As I said to a Democrat friend of mine (who voted for him) — if this man is NOT trying to destroy this country . . . what would he be doing differently?

  6. Supertradmum says:


    right on, but you forgot to mention her pro-homosexual agenda, anti-military agenda, anti-gun agenda, and anti-religion in the public forum agenda…but that is probably what you meant by “ultra-radical”

    a true-to-ideology choice of the Obama admin.

  7. AnAmericanMother says:

    Yep, that’s pretty much what I intended by “ultra-radical”(although the homosexualists are anti-life as far as I’m concerned.)

    The only saving grace with Obama’s ideological appointments is that he obviously values the party line over competence.

    I think it’s also because in his obvious insecurity he wants to appoint people that he feels are less intelligent and accomplished than he is. It must be a horrible feeling to be trying to function so far beyond your level of (in)competence.

  8. wanda says:

    God bless Rabbi Levin! May God grant him good health and length of days. Where can we get a few hundred cardinals, bishops and priests like him who don’t hold back when it comes to defending Holy Mother Church, our Holy Father, the truths of our faith and their flocks?

  9. Peggy R says:

    I was happy to see this article. Good on these holy men!

    Do I need to go to confession if the first thought that pops in my mind when I see Ms. Kagan’s photo is “John Goodman in drag”? Forgive my lack of charity.

  10. lizfromFL says:

    Now they know how we feel when Nancy P. et al parade around waving their religion like a flag, as if they represent us all.

  11. TonyLayne says:

    One is tempted to remark that, since Kagan is slated to replace the iconic liberal Stevens, the exchange would be a wash. Except that I get the impression Kagan would go places even Stevens would fear to tread. Anyway, three cheers and a tiger for Rabbi Levin!

  12. Bornacatholic says:


    Kagan lied to The SCOTUS and ought to be disbarred as a lawyer.

    Now, is she were a normal Christian woman who upheld the traditional culture of marriage, and the sanctity of life, the media would be all over her, (and for good cause if she had lied to The SCOTUS like Kagan appears to have lied) but, because she is an abnormal Jew who opposes the traditional American Culture, she not only gets away with lying to the Court she will become part of, she is endlessly lionized.

    America is a 3rd world country when it approves of these destroyers being seated on the Bench.

  13. Norah says:

    I didn’t know that Orthodox Jews wore ties.

  14. Bornacatholic says:

    Kagan the Pagan

    “one who has little or no religion and who delights in sensual pleasures and material goods : an irreligious or hedonistic person”

    She is an extreme far-left radical who will try and Queer The SCOTUS and there is not one, not one, Christian man in the Senate who has sufficient Fear of God to publicly confront her execrable record and pronounce her unfit for any court, say nothing about The SCOTUS.


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