1. Nadia Kahf became the first hijab-wearing judge in the US after being appointed to the New Jersey Superior Court.
2.However, it is worth noting that she is not the first Muslim judge in the US. There have been several Muslim judges appointed in the US in recent years, including Pakistani-American Zahid Quraishi, who made history in 2021 by becoming the first Muslim federal judge in the US.
3. Laila Ikram also made history in 2022 when she became the first female Muslim judge to sit on the Arizona state court.
4. Nonetheless, Kahf’s appointment is still significant and represents an important milestone for representation and diversity in the judiciary.