Forum at Sherith Israel to probe 1989 murder

Safire is a member of an ad hoc committee calling for the reopening of the case. The committee includes a private investigator, lawyers, clergy and others.

The forum, sponsored by Sherith Israel's Social Action Committee, will take place at 7:45 p.m. next Friday, March 10 at the synagogue, California and Webster streets, S.F.

Speakers will include Jeff Adachi, chief attorney of the S.F. Public Defender's Office and an attorney for Tennison; Damone Hale, a member of the S.F. Juvenile Justice Commission; and Kamala Harris, supervisor of the Career Criminal Unit of the S.F. District Attorney's Office.

A 7 p.m. dinner will precede the event at a cost of $12 per person. For reservations, call Leslie Karasic at (415) 346-1720, ext. 15.