The Bulletin Back Then 100 years ago

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75 years ago

July 15, 1921

In order to keep up with the spirit of the progressive times, San Francisco's Congregation Ohabai Shalome adopts a Reform Judaism policy after many years of Conservatism.

50 years ago

July 12, 1946

President Truman announces that the United States government plans to arrange and assume financial responsibility for 100,000 European Jews to be transferred to Palestine.

25 years ago

July 16, 1971

The Israeli army makes uniform adjustments for women, allowing them to wear skirts hemmed above the knee and to wear their hair in a ponytails instead of buns.

10 years ago

July 18, 1986

About 150 campers from Young Judaea Camp in the Santa Cruz mountains rally in front of the Soviet Consulate in San Francisco for the freedom of Soviet Jewry.