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Congregation Zera Israel (Denver, Colo.)



Orthodox congregation.

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Box 1, 1959

 File — Box: B298.01.0001
Identifier: B298.03.0001

One file folder with an invitation, response card, and program to the Dedication Festival Dinner on June 9, 1959.

Dates: 1959

Box 1, 1959-1996

 File — Box: B298.01.0001
Identifier: B298.02.0001

There are six scrapbooks, including photographs, created by the Zera Israel Sisterhood and three newspaper articles.

Dates: 1959-1996

Congregation Zera Israel Records and Scrapbooks

Identifier: B298

Congregation Zera Israel (the Descendants of Israel) was organized on May 1, 1921 in a storefront, as a Lithuanian Orthodox synagogue. It was one of the Orthodox synagogues of West Denver. Rabbi Arthur L. Fine became the leader in 1979 and Morris B. Sapper and Julius Berger were presidents of the congregation. The collection contains Articles of Incorporation, Scrapbooks and Photographs, Events and Memorials.

Dates: 1921-1996

Historic Jewish Sites in Denver, 1992

Identifier: B063.06.0042.00069

Exterior view of Zera Israel on 14th Ave in Denver, Colorado.

Dates: 1992

Morris Hayutin Family at Balanced Rock, Colorado Springs, 1914

Identifier: B063.05.0005.00012

Morris and Anna (Ginsberg) Hayutin sitting in the front seat in the car, Soloman Hayutin is the other man in the car, and Dora and Max Ginsberg sit on the back seat. The car is parked in front of the Balanced Rock in Garden of the Gods, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Morris Hayutin's niece, Freda Hayutin (child) is also seated in the car. Members of the Hayutin family arrived in Denver in the 1890s.

Dates: 1914

Oral History Interview with Rabbi B. Baskin, circa 1980

Identifier: B098.01.0006.00143

Rabbi Baskin was born in New Jersey, not sure why the family came to Denver but thinks his father may have had some tuberculosis. Interview split between talking about his father Rabbi Sam Baskin and his own life.

Dates: circa 1980

Rabbi Judah (Yehudah) Leib Ginsburg, 1931-1957

Identifier: B111.04.0004.0005
Abstract Rabbi Judah (Yehudah) Leib Ginsburg (1888-1945) was born in Dvinsk (Daugavpils), Latvia, and came to the United States to settle in New York in 1931. Ginsburg was married to Etta Ginsburg, and the couple had two children, Moisha and Yudis. He contracted tuberculosis in New York and traveled to Denver for treatment at the Jewish Consumptive's Relief Society, where he was admitted on February 3, 1932. Ginsburg's wife and children soon followed to Denver, where the family ultimately settled....
Dates: 1931-1957

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Archival Record 6
Collection 1
Denver (Colo.) 4
Colorado 2
Photographs 2
Albums (Books) 1
Authors 1