“The Sacred Calling: Then and Now”: A Panel Discussion on Gender Equality in the Rabbinate

Screen Shot 2016-09-06 at 5.16.34 PMWhat:  This panel will discuss the history and stories of the four decades in which women have been ordained as rabbis, as well as the modern challenges of gender equality in the rabbinate. The event features Rabbi Sally J. Priesand (first woman rabbi in the United States), as well as Rabbi Rebecca Einstein Schorr (co-editor of The Sacred Calling: Four Decades of Women in the Rabbinate), Rabbi Hara Person (President of CCAR Press, publisher of the aforementioned book) and Rabbi Leah Berkowitz (rabbi, Vassar Temple, Poughkeepsie, NY).

Where: Hebrew Union College—Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR). 1 West 4th Street, New York, NY. 

When:  Thursday, September 8, 2016. 11:00 am.