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Congregation Rodef Shalom (Denver, Colo.)


Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Laying Tile at Congregation Rodif Shalom, circa 1960

Identifier: B063.06.0022.00129

Several men lay tile at Congregation Rodif Shalom. Some of the men are identified as Sal Orsonsky, Baruch Bromberger, Sam H. Uchill, and Harry Valar.

Dates: circa 1960

Oral History Interview with Albert and Betty Barmatz, 1981 August 5

Identifier: B098.13.0010.00009

Interview covers the reasons for breaking away from BMH, the early days of Rodef Shalom, Rabbis getting new members, the school, the Sisterhood and the Men's Club, the congregation's Board, and the schism (division) within the congregation.

Dates: 1981 August 5

Oral History Interview with Davida Danish, 1981 August 11

Identifier: B098.13.0010.00011

Interview covers the history of the religious school at Rodef Shalom which Davida was the head of.

Dates: 1981 August 11

Oral History Interview with Dorothy and Ernest Cassel, 1981 July 24

Identifier: B098.13.0010.00008

Interview covers Ernest fleeing Germany in 1939 for Shanghai, eventually coming to the US in 1949; focus is on founding of Rodef Shalom and history since; separating from BMH.

Dates: 1981 July 24

Oral History Interview with Dr. Myron Wilkoff, 1981 July 6

Identifier: B098.13.0010.00002

Interview covers Dr. Myron Wilkoff and his wife Freida deciding to leave BMH, Myron was the first president and one of the 10 founders of Rodef Shalom; the congregation was founded in Myron and Freida's home in 1953. Covers the beginnings of the congregation, why and how it came into being, time as the first president.

Dates: 1981 July 6

Oral History Interview with Fern and Jerry Kesselman, 1981 July 8

Identifier: B098.13.0010.00004

Both founding members of Rodef Shalom, the interview discusses the beginnings of the congregation, leaving BMH and the reasons for starting a synagogue, Presidents of the synagogue, beginning of the Rodef Sisterhood and the religious education at Rodef Shalom.

Dates: 1981 July 8

Oral History Interview with Harry Shwartz, 1981 July 15

Identifier: B098.13.0010.00005

Topics include Harry's experiences in the Army during World War I and serving with General Maurice Rose; how Henry came to Denver, opportunity school, the 10th Street Shul and Beginnings and activities at Rodef Shalom.

Dates: 1981 July 15

Oral History Interview with Jack and Margot Goldman, 1981 August 24

Identifier: B098.13.0010.00010

Interview covers briefly Jack and Margot's background, both originally from Germany (Margot escaped in 1939, Jack not until after the War in 1946), early members of the congregation, adult education, school programming and youth group at the synagogue.

Dates: 1981 August 24

Oral History Interview with Joe Chappell, 1981 July 9

Identifier: B098.13.0010.00001

Interview covers Joe and his wife Norma leaving BNH and joining Rodef Shalom, highlights of the early history.

Dates: 1981 July 9

Oral History Interview with Noreen and Sid Stillman, 1981 July 17

Identifier: B098.13.0010.00006

Interview discusses when (1967 or 1968) and why they joined Rodef Shalom, Hebrew school for their children and youth group activities.

Dates: 1981 July 17

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Conservative Judaism 12
Synagogues -- Colorado -- Denver 11
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Jewish religious education 3