Pamela S Nadell

Pamela S. Nadell is professor of history and director of the Jewish Studies program at American University. She holds a Ph.D. from Ohio State University. Her book Women Who Would Be Rabbis: A History of Women’s Ordination, 1889-1985 was a finalist for a National Jewish Book Award and a main selection of the Jewish Book Club.

Articles by Pamela S Nadell

Mary Antin

This best-selling author celebrated the immigrant experience and the boundless opportunity of America.

Sally Priesand: First American Female Rabbi

Ordained in 1972 by the Reform movement, she paved the way to the rabbinate for many women.