Julie Rosewald is the first woman known to have led services in an American synagogue. On September 20, 1884, the internationally renowned soprano led the congregation at San Francisco’s Temple Emanu-El in prayer following the death of its cantor Max Wolff.
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Jewish Women's Archive. "Julie Rosewald." (Viewed on November 22, 2014) <http://jwa.org/media/julie-rosewald>.