Bulletin Back Then 100 years ago

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Aug. 5, 1921

The Federation of Jewish Charities, sending financial aid to Jews in war-torn countries of Europe, reports out of 2,500 deliveries of contributions, all but 78 reached their destinations. Those that didn't were allocated for areas of Poland under Soviet control.

50 years ago

Aug. 2, 1946

Architect Eric Mendelsohn is beginning work on the Maimonides Health Center for the Chronic Sick in San Francisco.

25 years ago

Aug. 6, 1971

In Tel Aviv, three French girls plead guilty for conspiring to blow up Israeli hotels during Passover in 1970.

10 years ago

Aug. 8, 1986

For the first time in San Francisco history, Sephardic Congregation Magain David and Ashkenazic Congregation Adath Israel join forces to create a religious school that will educate their students in both religious traditions.