The Bulletin Back Then 100 years ago June 5, 1896

President Harding opens up a new home in New York for the Hebrew Sheltering and Immigrant Aid Society of America.

50 years ago June 7, 1946

The British military court at Safed sentences 24 Jewish settlers in Birya to prison for one to four years for illegal possession of arms.

25 years ago June 11, 1971

More than 70 Catholic and Protestant clergy and lay leaders gather in San Francisco's St. Mary's Cathedral to organize the Christian Committee in Support of Soviet Jewry.

10 years ago June 13, 1986

The smilemobile, sponsored by the S.F.-based Jewish Community Federation in San Francisco, embarks on a voyage to Israel. The 40-foot bus equipped with sinks, mirrors and dentists tours Kiryat Shmona, teaching children preventive dental techniques.