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Ray Frank

Ray Frank

Journalist Ray Frank (1861 – 1948) made her name as a "latter-day Rebecca." She was the first Jewish woman to preach from the pulpit in America and was known for her ability to bring feuding Jewish religious factions together.

Institution: American Jewish Historical Society.

American Jewish Historical Society

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