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President Donald Trump's pick to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court is Amy Coney Barrett, a devout Catholic and conservative midwestern judge who... [Read More]
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Rhoda Goldman Plaza in San Francisco is facing a surge in coronavirus cases in its memory care unit after another eight residents and six staff... [Read More]
Obituaries are supported by a generous grant from Sinai Memorial Chapel. This page will be updated throughout the week. Submit an obituary here. Fred Firestone Nov. 27,... [Read More]
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In a recent interview with the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, former British Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks offered a critique of contemporary political and religious culture in America. In... [Read More]
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For most of his life, all the information Igor Kulakov had about his paternal great-grandparents was their picture, their names and the fact that they... [Read More]
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It was during a 2012 trip to Washington, D.C., that Hadara Stanton Hersh finally got to meet Ruth Bader Ginsburg — the subject of her... [Read More]
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If I had to name the top two things helping me survive the pandemic, I would say my new dog, and watching television — the... [Read More]
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In some ways, the start of school this fall and the preparation leading up to it were similar to most other years: We did some... [Read More]
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George Soros may draw some of the most vociferous criticism, but he's hardly the biggest political donor in this cash-heavy election cycle — Democrat or... [Read More]
The Torah column is supported by a generous donation from Eve Gordon-Ramek in memory of Kenneth Gordon. Ha'azinu/Shabbat Shuvah Deuteronomy 32:1-52 The Song of Moses is almost... [Read More]
A resolution condemning a persistent deluge of antisemitic and homophobic attacks targeting state Sen. Scott Wiener, and urging technology companies to do more to control... [Read More]
Hours after Zoom, Facebook and YouTube deplatformed a San Francisco State University virtual event on Sept. 23 featuring Palestinian hijacker Leila Khaled, the local Hillel... [Read More]
Two days after Yom Kippur, the public commentary period will come to a close for the Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum for K-12 schools, though debate... [Read More]
The Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco is scheduled to reopen to the public on Oct. 17 with safety protocols in place, more than seven... [Read More]
Food coverage is supported by a generous donation from Susan and Moses Libitzky. Last year, we wrote about Shuk Shuka, a pop-up dinner with live music... [Read More]
When Covid-19 forced UC Berkeley to cancel in-person classes this semester, Rabbi Gil Leeds knew it meant that he, too, would not be able to... [Read More]
President Donald Trump said Jews "stick together" and are "only in it for themselves" following conversations with Jewish lawmakers, The Washington Post quoted senior White... [Read More]
Israelis are facing a much more restrictive general lockdown, including the closure of synagogues, to prevent the record spread of the coronavirus. The stricter measures... [Read More]
A visit to Israel and the Western Wall before Yom Kippur is pretty much out of the question due to coronavirus restrictions, but Jews can... [Read More]
Memory informs every aspect of Jewish existence. The late historian Yosef Hayim Yerushalmi, who argued that Jews have always privileged memory over history, posited that... [Read More]
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