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Sally Jane Priesand became the first woman in the United States to be ordained as a rabbi in 1972. The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives hide caption

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It was only 50 years ago this month that the first female rabbi was ordained

Female rabbis have become a way of life these days, but Sally Priesand changed the course of women and Judaism when she became the first female rabbi in the United States in June 1972.

Sally Jane Priesand became the first woman in the United States to be ordained as a rabbi in 1972. The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives hide caption

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It was only 50 years ago this month that the first female rabbi was ordained

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The Uvalde shooting renews rage and grief in a Newtown student-turned-activist

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Angel Olsen discusses her bittersweet new album, 'Big Time'

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