The Bulletin Back Then

75 years ago

May 13, 1921

Since World War I, the Jewish population of Latvia has declined from 230,000 to 110,000 the result of privation, disease and forced exiles, according to the American Jewish Relief Committee.

50 years ago

May 10, 1946

San Francisco Jews donate $433,700 during the first week of the Jewish National Welfare Campaign to aid the Jews in war-wracked Europe. This figure is 34 percent of the goal set for the city.