The Bulletin Back Then 100 years ago

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after The Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals attacked the Jewish system of slaughtering animals.

75 years ago

July 1, 1921

Jewish deputies in Poland make the government aware of the increasing number of attacks of Jews in trains, especially near Vilna.

50 years ago

June 28, 1946

The Marine Flasher, the first vessel to transport immigrants from Germany and Austria to the United States, brings its second group of 573 refugees to New York.

25 years ago

July 2, 1971

Israeli actress Hanna Meron returns to the stage in a production of "Medea," in Tel Aviv, two years after losing a leg in a terrorist attack of an El Al plane at the Munich airport.

10 years ago

July 4, 1986

U.S. Jewish leaders, including the heads of Reform and Conservative Jewish groups, denounce the convert label that the Orthodox-controlled Interior Ministry is placing on the Israeli identity cards of Jewish converts.