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Hebrew Educational Alliance (Denver, Colo.)



found: NUCMC data from Judah L. Magnes Museum for Celia Ragooland scrapbook, 1928-1932 (Denver Hebrew Educational Alliance; collection contains a scrapbook with a poster about the dedication of the Denver Hebrew Educational Alliance)

found: Hebrew Educational Alliance WWW, Jan. 24, 2007 (on June 17, 1920, the Denver Hebrew Institute [no publs. in LC database] was incorp. with the mission to provide a Jewish education for the growing numbers of Jewish youth living in the are of West Colfax. In the fall of 1926, through the efforts of Mrs. N.H. Chernyk and Mrs. S. Friedman, the Beth David Sisterhood [no publs. in LC database] was founded; by 1928, the Sisterhood had succeeded in interesting a number of local men in their efforts to create new facilities for Jewish education and the Beth David Brotherhood [no publs. in LC database] was formed; in Nov. 1928, the Beth David group and the Denver Hebrew Institute, wanting to work together to encourage Jewish education, formed an alliance; the newly created Hebrew Educational Alliance, with William Yoelin serving as it first president, acquired a gift of ten lots; on Oct. 25, 1932, Rabbi Manuel Laderman arrived to serve as the first Rabbi of the Hebrew Educational Alliance; congregation grew and flourished; third synagogue planned and completed; variants: Congregation Hebrew Educational Alliance; HEA)

Found in 123 Collections and/or Records:

Growing up in Early Colorado: The Lives of Jewish Children, 2012

Identifier: B230.03.0023.00011

Brief biographies of Jewish men and women who grew up in Jewish communities in Colorado. Contains historical photographs and interviews with people describing their childhoods.

Dates: 2012

HEA 70th Anniversary, 2002-2003

Identifier: B429.03.0015.0027

Announcement for HEA members to join in the preparation for the HEA 70th Anniverary Dinner Celebration and Reunion on January 25, 2003. Enlarged image of congregation members meeting Rabbi Laderman at Union Station in 1932.

Dates: 2002-2003

HEA Dinners, 1959-1992

Identifier: B429.03.0005.0001

Contains correspondence, speeches. flyers, programs, and a ribbon in reconition of member silver anniversary committee.

Dates: 1959-1992

HEA Newsclippings, 1950-2007

Identifier: B429.03.0015.0026

Contains newspaper clippings about the Hebrew Educational Alliance and Rabbi Laderman.

Dates: 1950-2007

HEA: Prayers Delivered by Bess Laderman, 1958-1971

Identifier: B430.01.0001.0003

File contains typed prayers on half-sheets of paper with handwritten notes.

Dates: 1958-1971

Hebrew and Sunday School Picnic at Sloan's Lake in Denver, CO, 1945 August

Identifier: B159.04.0003.00001
Abstract Black and white photograph of the Hebrew Education Alliance’s Hebrew and Sunday School picnic at Sloan's Lake in Denver, CO in August 1945. Photo is taken in a large open grassy area with trees and a line of cars in the background and 3-5 rows of children. The man standing on the left side of the group is Canton Jacob Lefkowitz and the man standing on the far right is Mr. Dubin, a Hebrew instructor. Melvin Engbar is identified as sitting in the second row from front on a bench, 11th face in...
Dates: 1945 August

Hebrew Educational Alliance 30th Anniversary Dinner Program, 1992 February 5

Identifier: B098.01.0006.00149

Excerpts from the 30th Anniversary Dinner: A Tribute to the 20 Founding Families of the Hebrew Educational Alliance.

Dates: 1992 February 5

Hebrew Educational Alliance Confirmation Class of 1943, 1943

Identifier: B063.06.0031.0002.00001

The Hebrew Educational Alliance confirmation class of 1943 are standing in two rows. Flowers are in front of the class and the girls are holding flowers. There is a painting of the ten commandments and decorative doves behind the class. Rabbi Manuel Laderman stands in the center of the first row. The Hebrew Educational Alliance was a modern Orthodox synagogue formally founded in 1932 and became the largest congregation on Denver's west side.

Dates: 1943

Hebrew Educational Alliance Records

Identifier: B159
Abstract The Hebrew Educational Alliance was formed in 1928 through a merging of the Beth David Sisterhood and Denver Hebrew Institute. Four years were spent raising money to build a synagogue, and in 1932, that was accomplished at Meade Street and West Colfax Avenue (3636 W Colfax Ave.). The combined synagogue and hebrew school followed orthodox minhag and halachah. On October 25, 1932, Rabbi Manuel Laderman arrived in Denver to serve as the first Rabbi of the Hebrew Educational Alliance. In...
Dates: 1940-2007

Hebrew Educational Alliance Talmud Torah Class, 1958

Identifier: B063.06.0014.00043

Thirteen young men and women wearing graduation caps and gowns pose with seven men during their Talmud Torah class graduation from Hebrew Educational Alliance. Identified graduates are Bernie Papper, Lawrence Heller, and Howard Weiner.

Dates: 1958