Last week Associate Justice Louis Dembitz Brandeis, the only Jew who ever sat in the Supreme Court, celebrated his 70th birthday. The New York Jewish Tribune congratulated him as "the epitome of all that is finest in Americanism and Judaism."

Well might the Semitic press say this, and well might citizens of all creeds re-echo praise of a man whose knowledge of the law and understanding of the "rights of man" is unsurpassed. In 1916 President Wilson appointed him to the Supreme Court in the face of biting criticism. People said: "Yes, he is brilliant, but...

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