May 6, 1921
The San Francisco branch of the American Union of Romanian Jews donates $500 to aid the widows and orphans of Romania.
50 years ago
May 3, 1946
The Joint Distribution Committee reports that during the month of April it sent seven ships carrying more than 700 tons of food, clothing, medicine and tools to Jews in Europe.
25 years ago
May 7, 1971
U.S. Secretary of State William P. Rogers is in Israel to discuss the possibility of opening the Suez Canal, which he "hoped would contribute to the final settlement of the Mid-East crisis."
10 years ago
May 9, 1986
Vice chairman of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Council, William Lowenberg of San Francisco, leads a Yom HaShoah service for 800 people in the White House rotunda.