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CSPAN
Aug 8, 2017 9:37am EDT
that was the talk of washington. a perennial guest was george meany. >> rob george meany. >> who regaled their audience with irish songs. and by the way goldberg's wife dorothy regaled with yiddish songs. your question is well taken. most of the jewish justices were not really practicing religious jews. starting with brandeis, he came from a family -- he grew up in louisville, kentucky. his parents were german speaking jews from prague. his mother was said to admire the ethics of all religions and the rituals and observances of none. in their home they never celebrated the jewish sabbath or han ukkah but christmas. brandeis continued in this tradition. >> we don't want to give away the whole book. >> i'll tell you one of them. okay. brandeis was a prolific letter writer. 1900, his two young daughters were on vacation in the days before christmas in new york to see relatives. brandeis wrote a letter to them saying, please don't worry. the christmas tree is set up and santa claus will be here to greet you. the other thing which i find fascinating is he was very close to his brother
CSPAN
Aug 8, 2017 12:36pm EDT
. a perennial guest to this day that was george mimi -- >> rob george mimi. >> rob george, who regaled the seder dinner and audience with irish songs, with irish folk songs. and by the way, goldberg's wife, dorothy, had yiddish songs. i'll come back, because later on, there's an interesting anecdote to go over, but your question is well taken. there was not -- most of the jewish justices were not really practicing religious jews. and starting with brandeis, it's interesting, he came from a family -- he grew up in louisville, kentucky. his parents were german-speaking jews from prague. he was raised almost as a christian, although both of his parents were jewish. his mother was said to, you know, admire the ethics of all religions and the rituals and observances of none, and in their home, they never celebrated the jewish sabbath or christmas and hanukkah, rather, but christmas. and brandeis continued in this tradition. and if i could tell just two very short but quick ant yek do anecdotes as an example -- maybe too short. >> we don't want to give away the whole book. >> maybe o
CSPAN
Aug 8, 2017 6:35pm EDT
sader. >> it was a perennial guest that was george meany. >> rov george meany who regaled the sader dinner and audience with irish songs, irish folk songs and by the way, goldberg's wife dorothy regaled with yiddish songs. i'll come back because i have one interesting anecdote, but your question is well taken. there was not -- most of the jewish justices were want really practicing religious jews, and starting with brandeis, it's interesting. he came from a family who grew up in louisville, kentucky. his parents were german-speaking jews from prague. he was raised almost as a christian although both his parents were jewish. his mother said to admire the ethics of all religions and the rituals and observances of none, and in their home they never celebrated the jewish sabbath or christmas and hanukkah, rather, but christmas and brandeis continued in this condition and if i can tell two very short and quick anecdotes as an example. hopefully short. >> we don't want to give away the whole book. >> maybe i'll tell you one of them rather than two. okay. brandeis was a prolific letter wri
CSPAN
Aug 8, 2017 12:35am EDT
. >> was indeed. in fact, a per enal guest of the say terr was george meany -- >> rof george meany. >> who regald the sard dinner and audio yen with irish songs, with irish folk songs. and by the way, gold berg's wife dorothy regald with yidish songs. but i'll come back later on one interesting anecdote. but your question is we will taken. there was not -- most of the jewish justices were not really practicing religious jews. ask it starred with brandeis. it's interesting. he came from a family, he grew up in lieuville, kentucky. his parents were german speaking jews from practicing prag. he was raised almost as a christian. his mother was said to admire the ethics of all rjz and the rit wallace and observances of none. and in their home they never celebrated the jewish sabbath or christ mass. hanukkah, rather but christmas and brandeis continued in this tradition. and if i could tell just two very short but quick anecdotes as an example. hopefully short. >> we don't want to give away the whole book, but yeah. >> maybe i'll tell you one of them rather than two. brandeis was a proli
CSPAN
May 28, 2017 2:30pm EDT
was indeed. --erennial guest was george the labor leader. -- >> rob george meany. >> to say that was an obvious is -- i was shocked. >> goldbergs wife -- yiddish talk. >> i will come back later on to one anecdote. to question -- your question is well taken. justices werewish not practicing religious jews. --ndeis came from a family he grew up in louisville, kentucky. his parents were german-speaking jews. he was raised almost as a christian. said to admire the ethics of all religions and the rituals and observances -- in their home, they never celebrated the jewish sabbath or christmas -- chronic and everything but christmas -- brand is continued in this tradition. if i can tell a quick anecdote -- >> we don't want to give away the whole book. -- prenticeht ok was a prolific letter-writer. 1900 -- his two young daughters the days before christmas in new york. a letter to them saying, please don't worry. the christmas tree is set up and santa claus will be here to greet you. was close it is, he with brother alfred, who remains in louisville. month for six weeks -- our cousin alfred wo
Search Results 0 to 8 of about 9 (some duplicates have been removed)