by Pamela S. Nadell
Paperback, 300 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $18 |
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Presents a history of the debates surrounding women's battle to become rabbis and religious teachers
January 7, 2007 In 1973, the Reform movement ordained the first woman rabbi in the United States — Sally Priesand. Rabbi Priesand retired this year after 25 years in the pulpit of Monmouth Reform Temple in Tinton Falls, N.J. She reflects on her career and her legacy as a trailblazer for women spiritual leaders.
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