Firsts September 14, 2010 Lessons from "A Lay Sermon by a Young Lady" by Leah Berkenwald One hundred and twenty years ago today, Ray Frank delivered a historic sermon on what was the first night of Rosh Hashanah in Spokane, Washington. Ray Frank, featured in JWA's Women of Valor exhibit, is one of those "complicated" heroines. May 19, 2010 Celebrating Sandy Eisenberg Sasso, the first woman Reconstructionalist rabbi by Leah Berkenwald Thirty-six years ago today, Sandy Eisenberg Sasso was ordained as the first female Reconstructionist rabbi by the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College (RRC) in Philadelphia on May 19, 1974. How to cite this pageJewish Women's Archive. "Firsts." (Viewed on April 1, 2015) <http://jwa.org/tags/firsts>.