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This California Jewish bakery offers former prisoners a second chance at life

This California Jewish bakery offers former prisoners a second chance at life

In San Francisco, an Israeli bakery is making waves by hiring formerly incarcerated staff.Alix Wall, JTA, 27/05/2021 13:09
San Francisco Jewish preschool vandalized with anti-Israel graffiti

San Francisco Jewish preschool vandalized with anti-Israel graffiti

In wake of incident, Chabad of Noe Valley hires security guard to monitor preschool and assembles volunteer team to protect services.Dan Verbin, 26/05/2021 19:32
Watch: 3 women assault Uber driver for telling them to wear mask

Watch: 3 women assault Uber driver for telling them to wear mask

An Uber driver in San Francisco fell victim to a verbal and physical onslaught after 3 passengers refused to put their COVID masks on.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/03/2021 10:59
SF federation to monitor giving after funding to group accused of backing Capitol siege

SF federation to monitor giving after funding to group accused of backing Capitol siege

SF Jewish Community Federation to monitor donations after it gave money to group accused of organizing pro-Trump protest in Washington.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 15/01/2021 11:02
San Francisco to be placed under curfew

San Francisco to be placed under curfew

Surge in coronavirus cases will put San Francisco under a curfew beginning on Monday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/11/2020 04:38
WATCH: Chinatown business owner flashes gun to protect customer

WATCH: Chinatown business owner flashes gun to protect customer

The owner of a popular San Fran Chinatown business took matters into his own hands when he witnessed customer assaulted in broad daylight.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/10/2020 18:49
San Fran Mayor to sponsor Black women having kids

San Fran Mayor to sponsor Black women having kids

Mayor of San Francisco, London Breed, has decided to incentivize a birth growth in the Black community with the help of taxpayers' dollars.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/10/2020 16:24
Efforts made to prevent terrorist from lecturing in San Francisco

Efforts made to prevent terrorist from lecturing in San Francisco

Act-il projects operates network of supporters of Israel in an attempt to stop online lecture by terrorist Leila Khaled.Nitsan Keidar, 23/09/2020 03:12
Dozens of Israelis protest PM Netanyahu - from San Francisco

Dozens of Israelis protest PM Netanyahu - from San Francisco

Protest organizer says he plans to protest 'on a regular basis, until Netanyahu is gone.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/08/2020 22:39
San Francisco JCC lays off 150 employees, slashes budget by more than 40%

San Francisco JCC lays off 150 employees, slashes budget by more than 40%

San Francisco Jewish Community Center loses 98% of revenue during coronavirus pandemic, cuts salaries and lays off 150 employees.Dan Pine, JTA, 17/06/2020 07:13
SF: Former student arrested for painting swastikas on school

SF: Former student arrested for painting swastikas on school

Former student of San Francisco-area high school arrested for painting graffiti including swastikas on walls of school building.Marcy Oster/JTA, 20/10/2019 14:59
Fliers in San Francisco area accuse Jews of being behind 9/11

Fliers in San Francisco area accuse Jews of being behind 9/11

Anti-Semitic fliers peddle conspiracy theories of Jewish and Israeli involvement in destruction of the Twin Towers in California.Dan Pine/JTA, 27/08/2019 22:34
San Francisco-area synagogue fire destroys building

San Francisco-area synagogue fire destroys building

Rabbi saves Torah scrolls as fire destroys Chabad of Tri-Valley's synagogue.Sam Sokol, JTA, 16/08/2019 08:31
Neighbors of SF Holocaust memorial get anti-Semitic hate mail

Neighbors of SF Holocaust memorial get anti-Semitic hate mail

Residents of San Francisco living on same street as Holocaust memorial sent anti-Semitic hate mail.Marcy Oster, JTA, 02/06/2019 21:39
After more than 100 years, SF-area Jewish federation closes

After more than 100 years, SF-area Jewish federation closes

Jewish Federation of the East Bay, which served much of the San Francisco Bay Area's Jewish population for over a century, closes.Dan Pine, JTA, 19/05/2019 16:06
Airbnb discriminates against Jews, US lawsuit claims

Airbnb discriminates against Jews, US lawsuit claims

5 American Jews file lawsuit in San Francisco court against Airbnb, charging company with anti-Jewish discrimination.Marcy Oster, JTA, 27/01/2019 20:59
San Francisco Jewish center evacuated in nationwide bomb scare

San Francisco Jewish center evacuated in nationwide bomb scare

US and Canada hit by wave of bomb threats which are believed to be a giant hoax.Arutz Sheva Staff and JTA, 14/12/2018 05:37
Watch: Near catastrophe at San Francisco Airport

Watch: Near catastrophe at San Francisco Airport

1,000 passengers, crew narrowly escaped death after Air Canada flight came within feet of crashing into taxiway in 2017, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/10/2018 09:38
Jewish federation won't fund pro-Israel organization

Jewish federation won't fund pro-Israel organization

San Francisco federation disconnects from organization which lists anti-Israel activists.JTA, 05/10/2018 07:56
San Francisco’s transit system accepts ad from Holocaust deniers

San Francisco’s transit system accepts ad from Holocaust deniers

Bay Area Rapid Transit system accepts ads from known Holocaust-denying group.JTA, 13/09/2018 21:19
Anti-Semitic fliers posted by San Francisco-area synagogues

Anti-Semitic fliers posted by San Francisco-area synagogues

Far-right groups post anti-Semitic fliers accusing Jews of being behind social media ban against conspiracy theorist Alex Jones.JTA, 09/09/2018 15:15
El Al San Francisco route postponed

El Al San Francisco route postponed

Route will commence in May 2019; company will compensate passengers with tickets for postponement period.Mordechai Sones, 23/05/2018 13:50
San Francisco State president: Zionists are welcome on campus

San Francisco State president: Zionists are welcome on campus

President of San Francisco State University issues public apology over continued allegations of anti-Semitism at the school.Arutz Sheva Staff and JTA, 28/03/2018 02:43
Marine-turned-terrorist targets SF over Jerusalem recognition

Marine-turned-terrorist targets SF over Jerusalem recognition

Former US marine arrested for plot to attack San Francisco in response to US recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.JTA, 24/12/2017 18:45
Philanthropist who was Levi Strauss heir killed in plane crash

Philanthropist who was Levi Strauss heir killed in plane crash

Bill Sachs Goldman, scion of a prominent family of Jewish philanthropists in San Francisco, died in a crash of his private plane.JTA, 16/07/2017 10:33
San Francisco: Major aviation disaster narrowly avoided

San Francisco: Major aviation disaster narrowly avoided

Plane nearly lands on top of other packed planes at San Francisco International Airport.Gary Willig, 11/07/2017 16:29
ADL's San Francisco office evacuated after bomb threat

ADL's San Francisco office evacuated after bomb threat

More than 20 bomb threats in one day target Jewish schools, centers around US.David Rosenberg, 28/02/2017 11:45
San Francisco mayor calls Jewish city supervisor 'Gestapo'

San Francisco mayor calls Jewish city supervisor 'Gestapo'

San Francisco city supervisor demands apology from mayor for comparing him to the Gestapo over a disagreement over a bill.JTA, 20/02/2017 19:08
Watch: 'From Palestine to Mexico, all the borders got to go!'

Watch: 'From Palestine to Mexico, all the borders got to go!'

1,000 protesters, including Lt. Gov., converge on San Francisco Airport to protest Trump's immigration restrictions - and slam Israel.David Rosenberg, 29/01/2017 18:27
6-foot-tall, 100-pound menorah stolen from San Francisco park

6-foot-tall, 100-pound menorah stolen from San Francisco park

Six-foot tall, 100 pound menorah stolen from a park in San Francisco.JTA, 27/12/2016 16:45
Israelis open San Francisco’s latest kosher bakery

Israelis open San Francisco’s latest kosher bakery

Israeli-owned restaurant opens as the only kosher retail bakery in San Francisco.JTA, 20/12/2016 03:26
CA Jewish families respond to anti-Semitic fliers

CA Jewish families respond to anti-Semitic fliers

After man wearing Santa Claus hat distributed anti-Semitic fliers in California train station, local Jews respond with their own message.JTA, 11/10/2016 13:25
Anti-Semitic flyers distributed at SF train stops

Anti-Semitic flyers distributed at SF train stops

'Keep Jews away from our children.' Flyers warning of 'Jewish child traffickers' and Jewish 'serpents' found in SF area parking lots.David Rosenberg, 29/09/2016 16:39
Jewish students threatened in San Francisco

Jewish students threatened in San Francisco

Police arrest at least one suspect after threats to Jewish students at a high school in the San Francisco Bay Area posted on social media.Arutz Sheva Staff and JTA, 07/09/2016 04:16
San Francisco's only Orthodox high school to close

San Francisco's only Orthodox high school to close

Lisa Kampner Hebrew Academy, San Francisco's only Orthodox Jewish high school, to close after 47 years.JTA, 08/07/2016 03:58
San Francisco's Only Fresh Kosher Market to Close

San Francisco's Only Fresh Kosher Market to Close

San Francisco's only kosher market is closing its doors, making it the only major North American city without a fresh kosher grocery.Rachel Hirshfeld , 21/12/2012 00:45
Bomb Threat Forces Evacuation of San Francisco JCC

Bomb Threat Forces Evacuation of San Francisco JCC

The Jewish Community Center of San Francisco was evacuated Wednesday afternoon after it had received a bomb threat, police announced. Rachel Hirshfeld , 30/11/2012 03:12
New Law Brings End to Proposed Circumcision Ban

New Law Brings End to Proposed Circumcision Ban

New bill signed by California Governor Jerry Brown prevents local governments from banning male circumcision.Elad Benari, 03/10/2011 06:12
SF Weighs In On Circumcision Ban

SF Weighs In On Circumcision Ban

The city argues that if a judge exempts doctors from the circumcision ban as state law posits, the whole measure would be unconstitutional.Gabe Kahn., 07/07/2011 22:40
Jews Join Muslims in Brit Fight

Jews Join Muslims in Brit Fight

Jews and Muslims are teaming up in San Francisco to file a lawsuit against a potential ban on circumcision.Chana Ya'ar, 23/06/2011 20:48
Circumcision Ban Turns Ugly

Circumcision Ban Turns Ugly

Long-nosed Jewish mohel stars in anti-circumcision promoter's comics as U.S. lawmakers attempt to stop the ban through legislation.Elad Benari, 16/06/2011 09:07