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Beth Israel Congregation (Greeley, Colo.)

 Organization

Beth Israel Congregation was formed in 1925 in Greeley, Colorado. In 1952 Beth Israel had it's first synagogue when it purchased a former church in 1952 and incorporated in June 1953. The first trustees in 1953 were Louis Dinner, Sam Gold, and Abe Winnograd. In the 1970s the congregation helped resettle Russian Jews in Greeley and formed a local chapter of the Colorado Committee of Concern for Soviet Jewry. Among the leaders of the Congregation were members of the Winograd family. Abe Winograd was born in Poland in 1885 and came to the United States in 1909. He settled in Greeley in 1916. His daughter Eleanor Winograd Judd and her husband Morris also helped to lead the Congregation

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Abe Winograd in Israel, circa 1948

 Item
Identifier: B266.05.0003.00005
Overview Abe Winograd is sitting with others on a lawn in Israel. He is sitting at the left in a group of five people. Abraham Winograd was born in Poland in 1885, coming to the United States in 1909, and moving to Greeley, Colorado in 1916. He was a junk dealer, peddler, and founder of Winograd Poultry. He aslo was a founder of Beth Israel Congregation in Greeley.
Dates: circa 1948

Beth Israel Congregation (Greeley, Colo.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: B126
Overview Most of Greeley's early Jews were Orthodox and services were held in private homes until 1925 when Beth Israel Congregation was formed in Greeley, Colorado and houses were rented for services. In 1952 Beth Israel had it's first synagogue when it purchased a former church in 1952 and incorporated in June 1953. Among the leaders of the Congregation were members of the Winograd family. Abe Winograd was Collection contains financial records, correspondence, administrative records, programs,...
Dates: 1948-2019

Box 1, 1953-1966

 File — Box: B126.01.0001
Identifier: B126.01.0001
Overview Fifteen folders with financial records; bank statements; receipts; cashed checks; and tax information.
Dates: 1953-1966

Box 2, 1953-1962

 File — Box: B126.01.0002
Identifier: B126.01.0002
Overview (1) large bound ledger- Congregation Ledger with financial records (1953-1961), check stubs (1955-1958), and small balance book (1953-1962.)
Dates: 1953-1962

Box 3, 1948-1978

 File — Box: B126.01.0003
Identifier: B126.01.0003
Overview (15) file folders: congregation correspondence; board minutes; membership lists; financial records and charities; mortgage; and legal documents.
Dates: 1948-1978

Box 3, 1952-1979

 File — Box: B126.01.0003
Identifier: B126.02.0003
Overview (15) file folders: congregation correspondence; board minutes; membership lists; financial records and charities; mortgage; and legal documents.
Dates: 1952-1979

Box 3, 1952-1979

 File — Box: B126.01.0003
Identifier: B126.03.0003
Overview (15) file folders: congregation correspondence; board minutes; membership lists; financial records and charities; mortgage; and legal documents.
Dates: 1952-1979

Eleanor Judd: Beth Israel, 1975-1999

 File
Identifier: B266.04.0008.0003
Scope and Contents Speeches of Eleanor Judd given at Beth Israel Congregation and a 100 years dinner program.
Dates: 1975-1999

Winograd Judd Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B266
Overview Abraham Winograd immigrated to the United State in 1909. He had been born in Biala, Poland. His future wife, Matilda Pinsky had come earlier with her parents and brother from Lithuania. The couple had two children, Eleanor, born in Denver in 1916 and died in Greeley in 2007, ahd Harold Winograd, born in Denver in 1921 and died in Greeley in 1971. Eleanor Winograd married Morris Judd, who was born in Denver in 1916 in Denver and died in Boulder in 2003. Morris was a philosophy adjunct professor...
Dates: 1890-2013