She Persisted: Women's Rise in Judaism and America

Rabbi Sandy Sasso
Sunday, October 21
10:00am - 12:00pm

at the Congregation of Moses
The Congregation of Moses Fisher Library, as part of its Author Series, is proud to present Rabbi Sandy Eisenberg Sasso of Indianapolis.

  • 10:00 am - Children's program in the Library
    Rabbi Sasso will read her book, The Shema in the Mezuzah and lead a brief talk
  • 10:15 am - Brunch in the Social Hall
  • 11:00 am - Presentation to adults and older students
  • 12:00 pm - Book sale and signing in the lobby
Rabbi Sasso became the first woman ordained as rabbi by the Reconstructionist movement and was also the first woman to serve as rabbi in a Conservative congregation (Indianapolis' Beth-El Zedeck).

Sasso is the author of award-winning adult and children's books for Jews and non-Jews alike, including Midrash: Reading the Bible with Question Marks, God's Paintbrush, Adam and Eve's First Sunset, and In God's Name.

Recipient of several honorary doctorates, she has been deeply involved in issues of women's equality, education, hunger, and the arts.


Free and open to the public. Donations will be gratefully accepted.