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Robert E. Loup Jewish Community Center

 Organization

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The Jewish Community Center of Denver opened in 1922 as part of a nationwide movement to provide cultural and athletic activities to local Jewish communities. The Rude family donated the land in Blumberg Park and the Guldman family donated the equipment. With the initiation of day camping and programs for young adults and seniors, the Guldman Center outgrew the building and moved to a large mansion at 1601 Irving Street in 1937. The Center served to bring cultural and educational opportunities to the Jewish community. There were English classes for immigrants as well as literary and musical programs. The Irving Street Center served as the west branch of the Jewish Community Center until 1967. The east branch opened in 1950 at the old B’nai B’rith building at Colfax and Williams. In 1962, a new Jewish Community Center opened on 10 acres of land at East Alameda and Dahlia Streets, the Center's current site. In 1995, after extensive renovation, the Center was dedicated as the Robert E. Loup Jewish Community Center.

Found in 56 Collections and/or Records:

Lorde of Israel Day, between 1960-1969

 Item
Identifier: B063.04.0020.00027
Overview A woman speaks to several children in a gymnasium with a display behind her during Lorde of Israel Day at the Jewish Community Center.
Dates: between 1960-1969

Lorde of Israel Day, between 1960-1969

 Item
Identifier: B063.04.0020.00028
Overview Unidentified children wearing hats stand in front of a map of the Middle East and hold signs with names of Israeli cities during Lorde of Israel Day in the Jewish Community Center.
Dates: between 1960-1969

Lorde of Israel Day, between 1960-1969

 Item
Identifier: B063.04.0020.00029
Overview Unidentified children wearing hats stand in front of a display during Lorde of Israel Day in the Jewish Community Center.
Dates: between 1960-1969

Lorde of Israel Day, between 1960-1969

 Item
Identifier: B063.04.0020.00030
Overview Unidentified children wearing hats stand in front of a display during Lorde of Israel Day in the Jewish Community Center.
Dates: between 1960-1969

Lorde of Israel Day, between 1960-1969

 Item
Identifier: B063.04.0020.00031
Overview Unidentified children wearing hats stand in front of a display during Lorde of Israel Day in the Jewish Community Center.
Dates: between 1960-1969

Lorde of Israel Day, between 1960-1969

 Item
Identifier: B063.04.0020.00032
Overview Several unidentified children wearing hats play during Lorde of Israel Day in the Jewish Community Center.
Dates: between 1960-1969

Lorde of Israel Day, between 1960-1969

 Item
Identifier: B063.04.0020.00033
Overview Several unidentified children wearing hats stand in a circle with an unidentified woman during Lorde of Israel Day in the Jewish Community Center.
Dates: between 1960-1969

Lorde of Israel Day, between 1960-1969

 Item
Identifier: B063.04.0020.00034
Overview Several unidentified children wearing hats and an unidentified woman play a game during Lorde of Israel Day in the Jewish Community Center.
Dates: between 1960-1969

Lorde of Israel Day, between 1960-1969

 Item
Identifier: B063.04.0020.00035
Overview Several unidentified children and three unidentified adults wear hats during Lorde of Israel Day in the Jewish Community Center.
Dates: between 1960-1969

Lorde of Israel Day, between 1960-1969

 Item
Identifier: B063.04.0020.00036
Overview Several unidentified children and an unidentified woman wear hats and walk with their hands on each others hips during Lorde of Israel Day in the Jewish Community Center.
Dates: between 1960-1969