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  • Danny Elfman
    Daniel Robert "Danny" Elfman (born May 29, 1953) is an American composer, best known as the lead singer and songwriter for the rock band Oingo Boingo, from 1976 to 1995 and later for scoring music fo...
  • 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...
  • Max Stein (1875 - 1942)
  • Joseph Anschel Weil (1841 - d.)
  • Andrew Maurice Gold (1951 - 2011)
    Andrew Maurice Gold (August 2, 1951 – June 3, 2011)[1][2] was an American singer, musician and songwriter. His works include the Top 10 single "Lonely Boy" (1977), as well as the singles "Thank You f...

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

Here is a partial reference list:

The Western Jewish History Center (WJHC)

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.