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  • Alicia Silverstone
    Alicia Silverstone (/əˈliːsiə ˈsɪlvərstoʊn/; born October 4, 1976) is an American actress, producer, author, and activist.[1] Silverstone made her film debut in The Crush, earning the 1994 MTV Movie ...
  • Frieda Straus (1887 - 1940)
    Frieda Goldtree was born in 1887 in San Luis Obispo, California, after her father Morris and his two older brothers emigrated from Germany to seek their fortune at the tail end of the Gold Rush. The Go...
  • William Wolf Lake (1859 - 1909)
    Reference: Ancestry Genealogy - SmartCopy : Jan 25 2018, 4:40:34 UTC
  • Dr. Joshua Marks (1816 - d.)
    From "A Memorial and Biographical History of the  Counties of Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, and Ventura Counties" 1891 By Yda Addis Storke Dr. Joshua Marks, one of the prominent citizens of Ventura...
  • Teresa Gattmann (c.1860 - 1920)

This is an umbrella project for all projects related to Jews from California.

Here is a partial reference list:

A Cultural History of Jews in California...

Birth of a Community: Jews and the Gold Rush

California and the Jews Jews of California California Jews

"Western Jewry" Western Jewry; an account of the achievements of the Jews and Judaism in California, including eulogies and biographies. "The Jews in California," by Meyer, Martin A. (Martin Abraham), b. 1879; Voorsanger, A. W Published 1916, Temple Emanu-El, San Francisco.