Israel Supreme Court Justice Salim Joubran
accepting the Merit Award from Decalogue President Curtis Ross
Thursday, September 15, 2016
SAVE THE DATES!
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Decalogue Chanukah Party
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Decalogue Judicial Reception
Monday, April 3, 2017
Decalogue Model Seder
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Joint Decalogue/AABAR Event
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Decalogue Annual Installation & Awards Dinner
The Decalogue Society of Lawyers is seeking volunteers
JUF Legal Service program.
The JCLS has over 600 requests for legal services;
to date only about 60 clients have been assigned an attorney.
Decalogue has committed to recruit more attorneys as part of our Social Action program
and to fulfill the mitzvah of Tikkun Olam.
|Decalogue mourns the loss of Judge Abner J. Mikva|
Decalogue mourns the loss of Judge Abner J. Mikva, a champion of justice, and long-time Decalogue member.
As a lawyer, political activist, state legislator, congressman, judge, and Presidential counselor, Abner Mikva fought for civil rights and civil liberties, social and economic justice, and open, honest, responsive government.
Decalogue extends our deepest condolences to Abner's wife Zoe, daughters Judge Mary Mikva, Laurie Mikva, and Rabbi Rachel Mikva, and their families.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Abner & Zoe Mikva Legacy Fund at the Mikva Challenge, a non-profit which works to educate and empower young people to become active citizens and community leaders.
Read tributes to Judge Mikva:
May his memory be for a blessing.
AAJLJ Statement on Nomination of Judge Merrick Garland
March 30, 2016
For Immediate Release
The American Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists (“AAJLJ”), in recognition of the critical importance of a Supreme Court with a full complement of Justices to the effective administration of law and justice, urges the United States Senate to promptly undertake its constitutional role of fairly considering the nomination of Judge Merrick Garland, and then advising on, and, if it so determines, consenting to, the nomination.
The AAJLJ was founded in 1983 and is affiliated with the International Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists (“IAJLJ”). The IAJLJ was founded in 1969 by the late Justice Arthur J. Goldberg of the United States Supreme Court, the late Justice Haim Cohen of the Supreme Court of Israel, and René Cassin, French Nobel Laureate and author of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The AAJLJ is the voluntary bar association of American Jewish lawyers.
For additional information or for questions, please contact Stephen Greenwald at firstname.lastname@example.org or (646) 872-5979.
Thank you to the Sponsors
of our 2016 Merit Award Dinner
for making the event a success!
Daniel E. Beederman
Hon. Morton Denlow (Ret.)
Sharon L. Eiseman
Israel Consul General Aviv Ezra
Susan K. Horn
Mitchell B. Goldberg
Hon. Megan Goldish
Hon. Deborah J. Gubin
Hon. Michael B. Hyman
Robert W. Matanky
Eric G. Patt
Stephen P. Patt
Steven J. Rizzi
Curtis B. Ross
Hon. James A. Shapiro (Ret.)
Sheppard Law Firm P.C.
Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Hammer LLP
Jewish Federation opens
Hurricane Matthew Relief Fund
As Hurricane Matthew cuts a path of destruction across the Caribbean and the Atlantic Coast of the United States, the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago has opened a fund to rush humanitarian aid to the survivors.
The Federation is working with the Red Cross, Jewish Federations of North America, NECHAMA: Jewish Response to Disaster, and local Jewish communities in the storm’s path to gauge the scope of the damage and quickly address specific needs.
|"The Polish Advocates Society and the Decalogue Society of Lawyers, representing hundreds of lawyers and judges in and around the Chicagoland region, many of whom have roots in Poland, having become aware of reports of recent anti-Semitic demonstrations in Lodz, Poland related to football, jointly call upon people of good faith, committed to the rule of law, to categorically condemn such behavior. With great pride in our heritage and as proud members of the bar in the United States, we soundly reject racism in all its forms and look to leadership in our communities and in Poland to join in condemning anti-Semitism." |