How many hoops must Manny Yekutiel jump through before he’s deemed worthy to set foot in the Mission?
by Joe Eskenazi
January 7, 2019
When you wander into Manny’s at 16th and Valencia, everything is chill. It’s a big space. And it’s crowded. People are working on projects, sipping $1.75 cups of coffee, or reading the literature they can purchase in-house from an adjunct of Dog-Eared Books located in the store (curated titles from Franz Fanon, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Howard Zinn and many others for sale). This space feels casual and accessible. That’s the idea. Owner Manny Yekutiel, in fact, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with United to Save the Mission…READ MORE
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE Manny Yekutiel responds: Manny’s builds a real-life space for civic discourse in SF The building has been vandalized with anti-Semitic graffiti, is the target of weekly protests, and the business has been ideologically extorted: tell us if you’re a Zionist so we can try to drive you out of business.