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This Week in History: A fact for June

Reform rabbis debate women's ordination

June 30, 1922

The Central Conference of American Rabbis resolved that "women cannot justly be denied the privilege of [rabbinical] ordination." The first American woman would not be ordained until 1972.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "This Week in History: A fact for June." (Viewed on December 21, 2014) <http://jwa.org/thisweek/jun/random>.

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