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The American Jewish Congress (AJC) was founded
Beatrice Lowenstein was born in 1879 in New York City to Benedict and Sophia (Mendelson) Lowenstein.
James Mack Gerstley and Elizabeth Lilienthal married at the home of Madeleine Russell in Atherton in 1934.
Elie Jacques Tennenbaum was born in Krakow in 1917 to Leon Tennenbaum and Rose Stern.
Congregation Netivot Shalom was founded in 1989 in Berkeley, California as an egalitarian Conservative congregation. Its founding Rabbi was Stuart Kelman.
Thérèse Jelenko was born Theresa Ehrman in 1884. The daughter of Jennie Rosenthal Ehrman and Herman Ehrman, Thérèse grew up in San Francisco, where she nurtured her talent as a pianist.
Elliot Burstein served as a rabbi for San Francisco's Congregation Beth Israel for forty-two years (1927-1969).
Hiram Bushell, born in Russia in 1882, arrived in Sacramento, California in the 1920s and opened a small hardware store.
Rachel Bubes attempted to bring her brother-in-law, Haim Stankkevich, and his family to the U.S.
David Michael Bronstein was born in the Ukraine in 1880 and learned the tailoring trade from his father.