Oral History Center - UC Berkeley Library

Annette R. Dobbs: President, Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties, 1988-1990

Interviewee(s):
Dobbs, Annette R.
Interviewer(s):
Glaser, Eleanor
Title:
Annette R. Dobbs: President, Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties, 1988-1990
Abstract:
Family background, St. Louis, MO and San Diego, CA, Depression years; marriage to Harold Dobbs, 1941, five children, assisting his political campaigns, Mel's Drive-Ins; federation's women's division president, 1972-1974; San Francisco-based Jewish Community Federation: campaign chairman, 1978, involvement with Israel, Project Renewal, Jewish education, challenges to Jewish Agency, "Who is a Jew" issue; president, 1988-1990: strategic planning, rescue of Ethiopian and Soviet Jews; national and local Jewish organizations: national vice president, United Jewish Appeal, board of trustees, United Israel Appeal, first woman board member, Concordia-Argonaut Club.
Subject area(s):
Community and Identity
Interview date(s):
1992 1993 1994 1995
Project:
Jewish Community Federation Leadership
Oskicat record:
b11345973
Rights:
Dobbs, Annette R. "Annette R. Dobbs: President, Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties, 1988-1990." Interview by Eleanor Glaser in 1992, 1993, 1994 and 1995. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2002.