US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg received the inaugural Genesis Prize Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award Wednesday at a ceremony held at the Rabin Center in Tel-Aviv.
Ginsburg received the award for her legendary advocacy on behalf of gender equality and the advancement of women.
“I am a judge, born, raised and proud of being a Jew,” said Ginsburg. “The demand for justice, for peace and for enlightenment runs through the entirety of Jewish history and Jewish tradition. I hope in all the years I have the good fortune to continue serving on the bench of the Supreme Court of the United States, I will have the strength and courage to remain steadfast in the service of that demand.”
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