Rachel Kohl Finegold is one of the first ordained women to graduate from Yeshiva Maharat, an Orthodox Jewish rabbinate school for women. She is director of education and spiritual enrichment at Congregation Shaar Hashomayim in Quebec, Canada.
Sara Hurwitz is the dean of Yeshivat Maharat, a Modern Orthodox Jewish yeshiva that ordains women. She was the first woman to be ordained as “rabba” by an Orthodox institution in the U.S.
Read a June 10, 2013, story in The Tablet about the first three Jewish women ordained by an Orthodox yeshiva. They were not given the title “rabbi,” but “maharat.”