A Palestinian judge in America
For the first time, a Palestinian judge in America
Abdul Majeed Abdul Hadi, sworn in as judge of the city of Patterson, New Jersey, was the first Palestinian in the United States to reach this important position.
Judge Abdul Hadi, from Deir Dib wan, east of Ramallah, spent several years as a public prosecutor and then a city judge for five years before becoming judge of the city of Paterson.
Leaders of the Palestinian community in the United States, expressed their pride of Judge Abdul Hadi position and said that he deserves it.
In the same context, Mayor Andrei Sayegh of Paterson, has also expressed his pride over the appointment of Abdul Hadi as the first Palestinian American judge in the United States, saying it was a historic event.