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Priesand, Sally - still image [media]

Priesand, Sally - still image [media]

This photograph was taken in 1972, when Sally Jane Priesand became the first woman in the United States to be ordained as a rabbi. She faced many challenges on the road to acceptance. But she continued to struggle to carve a place for herself—and for all women—within the panoramic diversity of Judaism.

Institution: The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives, Cincinnati, OH, and Garrett Cope, Citizen Patriot, Jackson, MI.

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