Osnat and her Dove The True Story of the World's First Female Rabbi

osnat and her dove

Osnat was born five hundred years ago – at a time when almost everyone believed in miracles. But very few believed that girls should learn to read.

Yet Osnat's father was a great scholar whose house was filled with books. And she convinced him to teach her. Then she in turn grew up to teach others, becoming a wise scholar in her own right, the world's first female rabbi!

Some say Osnat performed miracles – like healing a dove who had been shot by a hunter! Or saving a congregation from fire!

But perhaps her greatest feat was to be a light of inspiration for other girls and boys; to show that any person who can learn might find a path that none have walked before.---from the publisher

40 pages 978-1646140374 Ages 7-10

Keywords: biography, girls and women, rabbi, dreams, gender roles, gender equality, bravery, inspiration, Jewish, Judaism, 7 year old, 8 year old, 9 year old, 10 year old

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