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Hannah Greenebaum Solomon speaking

Hannah Greenebaum Solomon speaking

Solomon was one of the first women to speak from a synagogue pulpit. And although she felt religious authority should be left to men, she still commented wryly that, "...I am not so sure but that the intonation of the old prayer has been exchanged [from man thanking God he is not a woman for]... the woman exultantly thanking her Maker that He has made her as she is."


1. Hannah Greenebaum Solomon, A Sheaf of Leaves (Chicago: Private Printing, 1911) 225.

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