The Bulletin Back Then 100 years ago May 15, 1896

Princeton University presents Albert Einstein with the degree of doctor of science before a group of American scientists.

50 years ago May 17, 1946

San Francisco attorney and civic leader Bartley Crum announces that the Jews must unite to avert anti-Semitism from Britain.

25 years ago May 21, 1971

The Bay Area Council of Soviet Jews conducts a rally for the freedom of Soviet Jews in front of the residence of Alexander Zinchuk, Soviet consul designate of San Francisco.

10 years ago May 23, 1986

Groundbreaking ceremonies are held for the new Hebrew Academy on 14th Avenue and Balboa in San Francisco, with keynote speaker Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli ambassador to the United Nations.