Mount Sinai Congregation (Cheyenne, Wyo.)
Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:
Overview This collection contains materials intentionally assembled by Beck Archives. Materials relate to past and present Jewish congregations, which were or still are located in Denver, Colorado, or the western United States. Materials are originals or copies of items dating from 1906-2004, including receipts, correspondence, newspaper clippings, newsletters, member and founder lists, event programs, invitations, legal documents, interview transcripts, brochures, slichos, Hebrew Bibles, and...
File — Box: B115.01.0003
Overview Beth Joseph Congregation (Denver, Colo.) was incorporated in 1921. It named after Joseph Mandel, father-in-law of philanthropist Isadore Rude, who helped the Congregation acquire the Curtis Street Synagogue. In 1987, Beth Joseph joined with Beth HaMedrosh Hagoldol to form the BMH-BJ Congregation. Mt. Sinai Synagogue and Congregation of Cheyenne, Wyoming, was incorporated in 1910 and built the first synagogue in 1915. The current synagogue was dedicated in 1951. A stream that ran through the...
Overview The Jewish community in Cheyenne, Wyoming, committed to building a new synagogue around 1950. The leaders of the community, including Bernard Leon Rayor, equally provided the funds for the building. When Mt. Sinai Congregation was completed, B.L. Rayor donated the ark curtains, which were left unused because his name was embroidered on them. The curtains were rediscovered in storage. Collection contains a red Bimah curtain and valance for the Ark Embroidered in gold threads and sequins on the...
Overview Recording of aspects of the tour of Cheyenne and Chugwater that the Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society took in 1980 including the history and tour of the synagogue and the community history.
Overview Exterior view of the Cheyenne Synagogue with several unidentified men and women standing outside during a Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society's trip to Cheyenne and Chugwater.
Overview Interior view of the Cheyenne Synagogue with several unidentified men and women standing among the seats during a Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society trip to Cheyenne and Chugwater.
Overview Interior view of the Cheyenne Synagogue with several unidentified men and women sitting around tables listening to a speaker during a Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society trip to Cheyenne and Chugwater.
Overview Cornerstones of the original Mount Sinai Congregation building. The building was built over a warm spring. During a Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society trip to Cheyenne and Chugwater.