The Bulletin Back Then 100 years ago June 12, 1896

The New Pacific Hebrew Orphan Asylum, in San Francisco's Westwood Park, is dedicated during a ceremony celebrating the newly erected building and the asylum's 50th anniversary.

50 years ago June 14, 1946

The local council of Jewish Women greets Jewish internees released from Japanese prison camps as they disembark three ships from Shanghai, in San Francisco.

25 years ago June 18, 1971

Soviet Refugee Rivka Alexandrovich makes a plea at San Francisco Congregation Emanu-El for her daughter, who is dying of a kidney disease in a Soviet prison and facing charges of "anti-Soviet agitation and propaganda."

10 years ago June 20, 1986

Fifty Israelis, including students from religious and secular schools, gather in Jaffa to rebuild bus shelters burned and defaced in recent riots by religious extremists.