Sally Jane Priesand Edit Profile
Bachelor in English, University Cincinnati, 1968. B.Hebrew Letters, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute Religion, 1971. Master of Arts in Hebrew Letters, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute Religion, 1972.
Doctor of Hebrew Literature (honorary), Florida International University, 1973. Doctor of Divinity (honorary), Hebrew Union College, 1997.
Student rabbi, Sinai Temple, Champaign, Illinois, 1968; Student rabbi, Congregation B'nai Israel, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 1969-1970; Student rabbi, Congregation Shalom, Milwaukee, 1970; Student rabbi, Temple Beth Israel, Jackson, Michigan, 1970-1971; rabbinic intern, Isaac M. Wise Temple, Cincinnati, 1971-1972; assistant rabbi, Stephen Wise Free Synagogue, New York City, 1972-1977; associate rabbi, Stephen Wise Free Synagogue, 1977-1979; rabbi, Temple Beth El, Elizabeth, New Jersey, 1979-1981; rabbi, Monmouth Reform Temple, Tinton Falls, New Jersey, since 1981; chaplain, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York City, 1979-1981.
Member commission on synagogue relations Federation Jewish Philanthropies New York, 1972-1979, member committee on aged commission synagogue relations, 1972-1975. Member task force on equality of women in Judaism public affairs committee New York Federation Reform Synagogues, 1972-1975. Member committee on resolutions Central Conference American Rabbis, 1975-1977, committee on cults, 1976-1978, admissions committee, 1983-1989.
Chairman Task Force on Women in Rabbinate, 1977-1983, chairman 1977-1979, member executive board, 1977-1979, committee on resolutions, 1989-1992, chairman committee convention program, 1993-1996. Member joint commission on Jewish education Central Conference American Rabbis-Union American Hebrew Congregations, 1974-1977. Member task force on Jewish singles Commission Synagugue Relations, 1975-1977.
Member New York Board Rabbis, since 1975, Shore Area Board Rabbis, since 1981. Member interim steering committee Clergy and Laity Concerned, 1979-1981. Board directors National Conference of Christians and Jews, New York City, 1980-1982, Jewish Federation Greater Monmouth County, trustee, 1988-2000, strategic planning commission, since 1996, honorary vice president, since 2000.
Trustee Planned Parenthood of Monmouth County, 1982-1990, since 2006. Vice president Interfaith Neighbors, 1988-1996, president, since 1997. Member UAHC-CCAR Joint Commission on Synagogue Affiliation, 1992-2002.
Board governors Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute Religion, 1993-2005. Trustee Union American Hebrew Congregations, 1994-1998. Member national clergy advisory board Planned Parenthood Federation American, since 2007.
Board directors Center Holocaust Studies, Brookdale Community College, since 2006, Jewish Heritage Museum Monmouth County, since 2007. Editor, newsletter Central Conferences American Rabbis, since 2008. Member Hadassah (life), Central Conference American Rabbis, National Organization of Women, American Jewish Congress, American Jewish Committee, Association Reform Zionists American, Jewish Women International (life), National Council Jewish Women (life), Women Reform Judaism (life), Jewish Peace Fellowship, Women's Rabbinic Network, National Breast Cancer Coalition, HUC-JIR Rabbinic Alumni Association (secretary, treasurer 1997-1999, vice president 1999-2001, president 2001-2003, past president, 2003-2005).
State of Israel Bonds, 1980, Rabbinical award Council Jewish Federation, 1988, Woman of Leadership award Monmouth Council Girl Scouts United States, 1991, The Woman Who Dares award National Council Jewish Women, 1993, Women'sStudies Distinguished Alumnae award Friends of Women's Studies U. Cincinnati, 1997.