Ray Frank Journalist Ray Frank (1861 – 1948) made her name as a "latter-day Rebecca." She was the first Jewish woman to preach from the pulpit in America and was known for her ability to bring feuding Jewish religious factions together.Institution: American Jewish Historical Society. Print Full Image Institution American Jewish Historical Society Related contentThis Week in History: Ray Frank preaches on Rosh HashanahBlog: “In a Place Where There Are No Men”Encyclopedia Article: Ray FrankBlog: Ray Frank: "Lady Preacher" of the WestBlog: Lessons from "A Lay Sermon by a Young Lady"Encyclopedia Article: Rabbis in the United States How to cite this pageJewish Women's Archive. "Ray Frank." (Viewed on July 31, 2021) <https://jwa.org/media/frank-ray-still-image>.