Beth HaMedrosh Hagodol (Denver, Colo.)
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The Beth Ha-Medrosh Hagodol (BMH) confirmation class of 1915 members are seated and standing in suits and dresses. The girls have large bows in their hair. Rabbi Charles Kauvar is seated in the middle of the second row. Left to right: Charles Rosenbaum and David Grimes seated on the floor. Sophie Miller Peterman standing second from right.
Dates: circa 1915
Abstract The Beth Ha-Medrosh Hagodol (BMH) confirmation class members of 1921 are seated and standing in suits and dresses. The girls are all wearing hats. Rabbi Charles Kauvar is standing in the middle of the second row.
Abstract The Beth Ha-Medrosh Hagodol (BMH) confirmation class of 1930 members are standing in suits and dresses. The girls have large bouquets in their arms. Rabbi Charles Kauvar is standing in the front row and next to him is standing Peryle Hayutin (Beck) with her hair in long curls. Rear L-R: Raymond Spiegelman, Albert Schnitzer, Bernard Goldberg, Abraham Kauvar (son of Rabbi Kauvar) and Paul Kwantin; Second row L-R: Leo Flax, Marvin Goldfarb, Minnie Wallins (teacher), Beatrice Pashel Groussman,...
Abstract Brief description of several early Jewish leaders of commerce, philanthropy, religion, and community as well as several Jewish lawyers, doctors, merchants, and politicians in Colorado.
Abstract The BMH Confirmation Class of 1969, sixteen young people all wearing robes. The boys stand behind the girls sitting on either of two men.
Abstract The BMH Confirmation Class of 1970, twenty-one young people, stand wearing robes behind three seated men including Rabbi Steinhorn.
Dates: 1970 June 7
Abstract The Beth HaMedrosh Hagodol Confirmation Class of 1911, thirteen young women and six young men, sit or stand around Rabbi Charles E. H. Kauvar. Another man stands behind Rabbi Kauvar. The girls all wear white dresses and big white boys and the boys are all in suits.
Abstract Confirmation class of 1928 at Congregation Beth Ha Medrosh Hagodol. Twenty eight young men and women stand on either side of Rabbi Kauvar. Most are identified, Pearl Steinberg, Julia Mendelson Ackerman, Helen Rosenthal Steinberg, Cecilia Lehrman Bedz, Elsie Phillips, Rabbi Kauvar, Gertrude Phillips, Ruth Goldstein, Rebecca Reinveitz Rosenthal, Frayda Tannenbaum Karsh, Rowena Akers Weinstein, Ruth Richman Golden, Ira Beck, Irving Friedland, Al Cook, Max Rifkin, Sam Fortner, Stanley Samuelson,...
Dates: circa 1928
Abstract Rabbi Charles E. Hillel Kauvar was a rabbi for 69 years at the Beth Ha Medrosh Hagodol (The Great House of Learning) Synagogue in Denver, Colorado. He was also a professor of rabbinical literature at the University of Denver for 43 years and helped establish the Center for Judaic Studies at the University. After he retired from teaching, the University of Denver honored him by establishing a Kauvar Chair of Hebraic Studies. Rabbi Kauvar was born in Vilna, Lithuania in 1879 and began as rabbi...