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St. Louis Jewish Light

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St. Louis Jewish Light

Rabbi Sally Priesand with her Boston Terrier, Shadow. 

America’s first female rabbi reflects on four decades since ordination

MICHELE ALPERIN, JOINTMEDIA NEWS SERVICEPublished May 9, 2012

Rabbi Sally Priesand, America’s first seminary-ordained female rabbi, decided at age 16 to pursue her calling.  “I always wanted to be a teacher of whatever was my favorite subject,” she tells JointMedia News Service. “In the end, I decided to...

iPad app for Reform prayer book is launched

JTAPublished March 20, 2012

BOSTON -- The iPad app for the Mishkan T'filah, the Reform movement's daily prayer book, was launched. The new application, which costs less than $5, was launched at the annual gathering of the Central Council of American Rabbis that began Sunday in Boston....

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