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Ordination of Women as Rabbis

Women rabbis in history and in the news.

Sally Priesand: First American Female Rabbi

Ordained in 1972 by the Reform movement, she opened the field to women.

Reform Rabbis Debate Women’s Ordination

Today in Jewish History: June 30, 1922

First Women’s Gallery in America

Today in Jewish History: April 8, 1730