Giving back is an integral part of the holiday season — donating gifts to toy drives, picking up a shift at the soup kitchen, tossing some change into the Salvation Army kettle.It can be a way of life, as routine as flossing at night.The week before Hanukkah, a group of Jewish community members gathered at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium as part of Project Homeless Connect to help homeless people obtain needed medical, career and legal services. Read More
When Rabbi Pinchas Lipner learned a neighbor to his Orthodox Jewish school wanted to put AT&T Wireless antennas on its roof and that the public hearing on the matter was scheduled on a Jewish holiday, he sounded the alarm.
The hearing was originally scheduled for Thursday, the first day of Sukkot, an eight-day holiday during which Orthodox Jews do not drive or ride in vehicles. Read More
A circumcision ban measure on the November ballot contains clearly anti-Semitic campaign material and targets members of the Jewish faith, according to a press release Thursday from the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office. Read More