Women of Valor



Ray Frank, 1861 - 1948

Antler, Joyce. The Journey Home: How Jewish Women Shaped Modern America. New York: Schocken Books, 1997.

Brekus, Catherine. Strangers and Pilgrims: Female Preaching in America, 1740-1845. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1998.

Campbell, Karlyn Kohrs. Women Public Speakers in the United States, 1800-1925. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1993.

Clar, Reva and William M. Kramer. "The Girl Rabbi of the Golden West: The Adventurous Life of Ray Frank in Nevada, California and the Northwest." Western States Jewish History, 28, no. 2 (1986): 99-111, 223-236, 336-351.

Danziger, C.A. "Ray Frank." The American Jewess, April 1898: 19-21.

Droker, Howard A. "A Coat of Many Colors: The History of Seattle's Jewish Community." Portage, 4, no. 2 (Spring 1983): 4-9.

Frank, Ray. "Prayer" and "Woman in the Synagogue." In Papers of the Jewish Women's Congress. Philadelphia: The Jewish Publication Society of America, 1894.

Goldman, Karla. Beyond the Synagogue Gallery: Finding a Place for Women in American Judaism. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2000.

Gradwohl, Rebecca J. "The Jewess in San Francisco." The American Jewess, October 1896: 10-12.

Herman, Felicia, "From Priestess to Hostess: Sisterhoods of Personal Service in New York City, 1887-1936," in Women in American Judaism: Historical Perspectives, ed. Pamela S. Nadell and Jonathan D. Sarna. Hanover, NH: Brandeis University Press/University Press of New England, forthcoming July 2001.

Hirsch, Emil G. "Woman in the Pulpit." The Reform Advocate, November 11, 1893: 301-302.

"In Woman's Wake." The American Jewess, December 1896: 141-142.

"Jewesses of To-Day: Ray Frank, the Jewish Lady Preacher." Israel: The Jewish Magazine, April 1899: 23.

Kuzmack, Linda Gordon. Woman's Cause: The Jewish Woman's Movement in England and the United States 1881-1933. Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, 1990.

Litman, Simon. Ray Frank Litman: A Memoir. New York: American Jewish Historical Society, 1957.

Marcus, Jacob Rader, ed.. The American Jewish Woman: A Documentary History. New York: Ktav, 1981.

——. United States Jewry 1776-1985. Vol. II. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1991.

Nadell, Pamela S. Women Who Would Be Rabbis: A History of Women's Ordination 1889-1985. Boston: Beacon Press, 1998.

Noll, William T. "Women as Clergy and Laity in the Nineteenth-Century Methodist Protestant Church. Methodist History, 15, no. 2 (1977): 107-121.

Rischin, Moses and John Livingston, eds. Jews of the American West. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1991.

Solberg, Winton U. "The Early Years of the Jewish Presence at the University of Illinois." Religion and American Culture, 2, no. 2 (1992): 215-245.

Stern, Norton B. "The Jewish Community of a Nevada Mining Town." Western States Jewish Historical Quarterly, 15, no. 1 (1982): 48-78.

"Woman in the Synagogue." The Reform Advocate, February 20, 1897: 7-10; February 27, 1897: 24-25.

Zikmund, Barbara Brown. "Women and Ordination." In In Our Own Voices: Four Centuries of American Women's Religious Writing, ed. Rosemary Skinner Keller and Rosemary Radford Ruether. HarperSanFrancisco, 1995.

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