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Leila Khaled
Israeli law firm demands California uni. drop PLFP hijacker as speaker

Plane hijacker Leila Khaled is due to address San Francisco State University's Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diasporas study program on September 23.

SFSU to host PLFP hijacker Leila Khaled as part of 'resistance' event

The PLFP was heavily involved in terrorist attacks and suicide bombings during the Second Intifada from 2000 to 2005.

05/09/2020
Rabbi Yosef Langer on a yacht before the San Francisco Giants’ home opener, July 28, 2020.
SF Giants’ first home game blessed by seafaring ‘Rally Rabbi’

Rabbi Yosef Langer blew his shofar to bless the Giants, who faced off against the San Diego Padres.

By GABRIEL GRESCHLER/JTA
01/08/2020
Woman holds a tablet displaying WhatsApp's logo in front of the screen with the Facebook logo.
Facebook ad shows Jewish California senator clutching Monopoly money

Jeremy Russell, a spokesperson for the Jewish Community Relations Council of San Francisco, called the ad “cringeworthy,” CalMatters reported.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
03/07/2020
San Francisco health dept. confirms giving drugs to homeless in hotels

The health department handed out controlled substances to at least 43 homeless individuals staying in the hotels, in order to deter them from leaving the premises.

Cruise ship 'in limbo' off San Francisco awaiting coronavirus tests

It's still unclear what would occur should anyone now aboard the Grand Princess test positive for the respiratory virus, which terrorized the passengers of a different Princess cruise not long ago.

By REUTERS
06/03/2020
Live gaebul (AKA 'phallic' fish) sold at a fish market at Busan, South Korea
'Phallic fish' wash up on California shore

The worms are described to be approximately 25 centimeters in length and "pulsing."

People holding mobile phones are silhouetted against a backdrop projected with the Twitter logo
Former Twitter employee accused of spying for Saudis pleads not guilty

A federal judge in San Francisco has ordered him to be released next week, but prosecutors are appealing that decision.

By REUTERS
21/11/2019
The World Trade Center burns in the aftermath of the Septembe 11, 2001 terror attacks.
Fliers accusing Jews of being behind 9/11 attacks appear in San Fran

At the bottom of the page it says, “Wake up USA!”

By DAN PINE/JTA
28/08/2019
California's Golden Gate Bridge, near San Francisco
San Francisco-area synagogue fire destroys building

Rabbi Raleigh Resnick of Chabad of the Tri-Valley in Pleasanton rushed to the site in order to save the Torah scrolls housed there.

By SAM SOKOL/JTA
16/08/2019
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