CAIR-NJ Congratulates Judge Kalimah H. Ahmad, Nominated to the New Jersey Superior Court in Hudson County 

(SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ, 12/21/2020) – The New Jersey chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NJ) today congratulated Judge Kalimah H. Ahmad on her appointment to the New Jersey Superior Court in Hudson County.

The State Senate confirmed her nomination to the New Jersey Superior Court on December 17. She will be sworn in on Tuesday, December 22, 2020. Kalimah Ahmad is a lawyer specializing in civil rights, employment, entertainment, and sports law.

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In a statement, CAIR-NJ Executive Director Selaedin Maksut said:

“A trailblazer from Jersey City, Judge Ahmad’s appointment is an inspiration to us all.

“We congratulate Judge Ahmad for creating a more inclusive judicial system, serving our communities, and pursuing justice for all.   

“We will continue to inspire more American Muslims to pursue judicial, legislative, and executive offices to ensure they are represented at all levels of government, creating a more inclusive America. 


CAIR is America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, protect civil rights, promote justice, and empower American Muslims.

La misión de CAIR es proteger las libertades civiles, mejorar la comprensión del Islam, promover la justicia, y empoderar a los musulmanes en los Estados Unidos.


CONTACT: CAIR-NJ Executive Director Selaedin Maksut, 862-264-9414,