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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 130 Collections and/or Records:

Manuel Laderman Papers

Identifier: B429

Memorials and Yom Limud, 1989

Identifier: B429.02.0009.0009
Scope and Contents Contains photograph of placque in Alyn Hospital in Jerusalem, Israel; newsclippings and clippings, Memorial Services for Rabbi Laderman at the Hebrew Educational Alliance, and Letter to My Congregation by Manuel Ladermud. The folder also contains correspondence, notes, and information on a Yom Limud, a morning of teaching and study, commemorating the life, vision and teaching of Rabbi Manuel Laderman on March 23, 1998, the day of his disinterment at Rose Hill Cemetery for re-burial in...
Dates: 1989

Miscellaneous Correspondence and Exhibit Coverage, 1995-1999

Identifier: B424.01.0001.0002
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Sharon Berkowitz Portrait Collection consists of materials related to the donor and photographer's portraiture project on Holocaust survivors in Denver. Included in the collection are seventeen large scale mounted photographic prints used for exhibition at the Denver City and County Building in May 1997 and accompanying labels. The original negatives and prints from the portrait sessions are also contained in the archive as well as miscellaneous documents relating to the portraiture...
Dates: 1995-1999

Mizrachi Women of Denver Collection

Identifier: B457

Collection contains materials from the Mizrachi Women of Denver organization, which was a local chapter of the Mizrachi Womens Organization of America (MWOA). Many of the 1972-1974 Mizrachi Womens events were held at the Hebrew Educational Alliance.

Dates: 1972-1974

Oral History Interview with Eva Berger Saphro, 1982 October 11

Identifier: B098.01.0005.00102

Interviewed by her daughter, Eva talks about Glen Park School (later became Colfax Elementary) and was first PTA president, she was the first female president of Hebrew Educational Alliance, which was meant to be the Young Men's Hebrew Association. She also talks about gathering kosher food with Fannie Lorber for patients in Beth Israel Hospital.

Dates: 1982 October 11

Oral History Interview with Louis Cook, 1977 July 6

Identifier: B098.01.0001.00011
Abstract Louis Cook discusses his father's emigration from Russia and describes Jewish life on West Colfax Avenue in Denver, Colorado in the early 1900s. He also discusses Cook's Russian Bath House that his parents Harry and Ida operated and the Cook's Bath baseball team, the early Hebrew Education Alliance, and his early career as a newsboy. Louis Cook was born May 8, 1895 in Denver, Colorado, where he lived all of his life. He married Susie Finer in 1918. Cook was one of the founders of the Hebrew...
Dates: 1977 July 6

Oral History Interview with Max M. Pomeranz, 1980 May 2

Identifier: B098.07.0009.00009

Topics covered: Born in Poland, immigrated to US in 1920, first Lamar, CO then Pueblo to be closer to other Jews, came to Denver in 1930; Denver’s West Side and Hebrew Educational Alliance Synagogue activity; first member of JCC, then treasurer and president, growth of Center, camp, talks of other leaders of Center; active in other community groups.

Dates: 1980 May 2

Oral History Interview with Wolfe Karsh, 1977 March 1

Identifier: B098.01.0001.00008

Wolfe Karsh discusses his family's emigration from Poland to Denver, Colorado when he was three years old. He describes Jewish life in Denver in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, including the Jewish religious community in the early 20th century. He talks about Shul Baer Milstein and the Hebrew Educational Alliance. He also discusses his interest in singing, his various jobs in Denver, his experience in the U.S. Navy, and his experience as a farmer and cattle rancher.

Dates: 1977 March 1

Rabbi Daniel & Ida Goldberger, 1994

Identifier: B111.04.0004.0008
Abstract Rabbi Daniel Goldberger (1924-2007) was a prominent individual in the Denver Jewish community. He married Ida Goldberger (1924- ) in 1947. Daniel Goldberger was born in New York City and received his and Master's degree from the University of Chicago in 1950. Goldberger was a member of the first Jewish-Catholic interfaith dialogue, and was very active in both Jewish and non-Jewish community organizations. He served Beth Joseph Synagogue from 1951-1971, and was the rabbi for the Hebrew...
Dates: 1994

Rabbi Laderman Illnesses, 1953, 1977

Identifier: B429.02.0009.0003

Contains correspondence from the HEA and Alliance Sisterhood about contributions and correspondence from Denver Symphony Society (1953). Also contains correspondence from HEA after the Rabbi's cataract surgery in 1977.

Dates: 1953, 1977