The Bulletin Back Then 100 years ago

May 6, 1921

The San Francisco branch of the American Union of Romanian Jews donates $500 to aid the widows and orphans of Romania.

50 years ago

May 3, 1946

The Joint Distribution Committee reports that during the month of April it sent seven ships carrying more than 700 tons of food, clothing, medicine and tools to Jews in Europe.

25 years ago

May 7, 1971

U.S. Secretary of State William P. Rogers is in Israel to discuss the possibility of opening the Suez Canal, which he "hoped would contribute to the final settlement of the Mid-East crisis."

10 years ago

May 9, 1986

Vice chairman of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Council, William Lowenberg of San Francisco, leads a Yom HaShoah service for 800 people in the White House rotunda.