Jewish Women on the Map - Temple Avodah
On September 15, 1955, Betty Robbins, the world's first female cantor, led Rosh Hashanah evening services at Temple Avodah of Oceanside, New York. It was the first time a female cantor had performed that role.
To learn more about this trailblazing event, check out This Week in History, or visit Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia to learn more about Betty Robbins.
Photo courtesy of Sandra Robbins.
Temple Avodah's website.