Nadia Kahf

Nadia Kahf joins other community religious and political leaders at a news conference in Jersey City, New Jersey. (AFP)

Woman born in Syria makes history as first hijab-wearing Superior Court judge in the US

  • Nadia Kahf took her oath with her hand on a copy of the Qur’an inherited from her grandmother when she was sworn in at the Passaic County Courthouse in New Jersey
  • A day later, another woman who wears the Islamic headscarf, family law attorney Dalya Youssef, was also sworn in as a Superior Court judge in Somerset County, also New Jersey
By Arab News ·