Path to the Rabbinate

What’s a nice girl like you doing in a pulpit like this? For some women rabbis, the spark was ignited early. For others, the path to rabbinical school meant a long, winding path through crises of faith, career shifts, and in one case, a literal road trip.

How I Became a Jew

A Different Type of Trailblazer

The Back Door

Finding My Way Back to Judaism

Road Trip to Rabbinical School

What Am I, a Cockroach?

Speaking with God

My Mother’s Death Changed Everything

The Calling

Beginning IKAR in Los Angeles

Sally Priesand: A Thunderbolt

My Aha Moment

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