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  • Wiesel back in S.F. for prize

    Elie Wiesel was back in San Francisco three months after being physically assaulted by a Holocaust denier to accept the Koret Prize.

  • Wiesel wins Koret Prize

    Elie Wiesel received the Koret Prize in San Francisco.

  • Peres uninterested in P.M. post

    Shimon Peres played down speculation that he would run to replace Ehud Olmert as prime minister.

  • Remembering Seymour Lipset, renowned sociologist

    Seymour Martin “Marty” Lipset, a revered analyst of American society and democracy, died Dec. 31 after years of medical troubles following a stroke. He was 84.

  • Like father, like son for Jewish Nobelist

    Thirty-seven years after Arthur Kornberg won the Nobel Prize in medicine, his eldest son, Roger, took home this year’s prize in chemistry.

  • Neighbors recall former Nazi guard

    San Francisco residents spoke out following the revelation that their neighbor Elfriede Rinkel served as a guard at an all-women’s concentration camp.

  • New Jewish baseball card set released

    A new Jewish baseball set of 55 cards contains cards for six Jews who have broken into the big leagues recently, six old-time Jewish ballplayers recently unearthed and four women who played in the wartime girls’ baseball league.

  • Oakland shul fire may be arson

    A fire that burned part of the exterior of a California synagogue may be the second arson attempt on a Bay Area synagogue in two months.