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Marjorie Himmelstern was a grand neice of prominent playwrite, producer, and theatre owner David
The United Hebrew Benevolent Association was founded in Helena, Montana, in 1885, to promote Jewish principles of "charity and benevolence," by helping the sick and needy, by defraying members' fun
Henry Vidaver was a prominent nineteenth-century American rabbi with pulpits in Philadelphia, St.
In 1882, Moses Wahrhaftig emigrated to the United States from Russia.
Regina Waldman was Executive Director of the Bay Area Council for Soviet Jews (BACSJ) from 1970 to 1981.
Pioneer San Francisco merchant, who emigrated from France and arrived in San Francisco in 1855. Within three years, he had become a partner of the J.W. Davidson Dry Goods Store.
Harris Weinstock (1854-1922) was born in London, England, and immigrated to the U.S. in 1855. He relocated to California in 1869 and became a San Francisco merchant.
Ben J. Weiss, of Oakland, Calif., was, for a time, the secretary and treasurer of Oakland's Temple Beth Abraham.
Rabbi of San Francisco's Congregation Beth Sholom from the time of the building's completion in 1935 to 1983.
In 1864, some disaffected members of San Francisco's Congregation Emanu-El broke away and established Congregation Ohabai Shalome, when they objected to the modification of the ritual in the olde