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Jewish Women: Deep Footprints in American History

Hosted By: UJA-Federation of New York

Join the United Jewish Appeal for a conversation with Pamela Nadell, author of America’s Jewish Women: A History from Colonial Times to Today, a groundbreaking narrative of how Jewish women maintained their identity and influenced social activism as they wrote themselves into American history.

Plus, you’ll learn how UJA empowers women and advocates for a better world for everyone.

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Women Rabbis: A History of the Struggle for Ordination

While the Reform movement was theoretically in favor of women's ordination as far back as 1922, it was not until 50 years later that the first women was ordained as a rabbi in North America.

Sally Priesand: First American Female Rabbi

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

Jane Evans Argues for Ordination of Women Rabbis

Today in Jewish History: April 29, 1957