Pathfinders: A History of Women Rabbis presented by the Congregation of Moses

Thursday, December 2 at 7:00 pm at CoM
2022 marks the 50th anniversary of the ordination of Sally J. Priesand, the first woman publicly ordained as a rabbi. Yet, her groundbreaking ordination, which opened the door for subsequent generations of women, was preceded by the impactful lives of other, lesser-known female scholars and community leaders.

Pathfinders: Once the door was open to ordination for women in the United States, what were the challenges faced by the early women rabbis in the 'male dominated' rabbinate?

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Thursday, December 2 at 7:00 pm at CoM
2022 marks the 50th anniversary of the ordination of Sally J. Priesand, the first woman publicly ordained as a rabbi. Yet, her groundbreaking ordination, which opened the door for subsequent generations of women, was preceded by the impactful lives of other, lesser-known female scholars and community leaders.

Pathfinders: Once the door was open to ordination for women in the United States, what were the challenges faced by the early women rabbis in the 'male dominated' rabbinate?