I hate to tramp on your cultural self-image, but very few Americans will give the first damn about Kagan's Jewishness. As far as we are concerned she is just another American, albeit a very smart and educated one. We care about what sort of justice she will be, not who her mother was.
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from the article: Is U.S. Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan a new hero for Israel?