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Priesand-Sally - still image

Priesand-Sally - still image

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, www.americanjewisharchives.org and Garrett Cope, Citizen Patriot, Jackson, MI.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Priesand-Sally - still image." (Viewed on November 21, 2014) <http://jwa.org/media/priesand-sally-still-image>.

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