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Congregation Zera Abraham (Denver, Colo.)

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Zera Abraham and Chevra Shaas (Denver, CO.), 1889- 2004

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Identifier: B115.01.0001.0019
Abstract Congregation Zera Abraham (The Seed of Abraham) was organized on strictly orthodox lines, was founded in 1887 by a group of Russian Jews from the unsuccessful agricultural colony of Cotopaxi in southwestern Colorado. Ed Grimes served as president and Mecheeol Solomon was the secretary. There was a Mikvah (ritual bath) at the rear of the property. The first Rabbi, David Radinsky, graduated from the Rabbinical College at Kovno, Lithuania. The Chevra Shaas of Denver was established in 1893 by...
Dates: 1889- 2004