Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Brief biographies of Jewish men and women who contributed to medicine, the Jewish community, and Colorado. Contains historical photographs and interviews with people who knew some of the early key figures.
Abstract Typed letter from JCRS to Rabbi Congregation Aaron, dated December 5, 1906. The letter notes that it is impossible to consider Mrs. Cohen at present because JCRS does not accept applications from those residing outside of Denver. It goes further to note that there is no current vacancy, but that there may be one in one to two weeks. It begs that Mrs. Cohen be provided with enough money to live until that time if she is sent to Denver. The letter is unsigned, but "Secretary" is typed at the...
Dates: 1906 December 5
Abstract Typed letter from JCRS to Rabbi Congregation Aaron, dated December 13, 1906. The letter announces the admission of Bessie Cohen to the JCRS sanatorium. The letter is unsigned, but "Secretary" is typed at the bottom.
Dates: 1906 December 13
Abstract Handwritten letter from Rabbi Congregation Aaron to JCRS, dated December 3, 1906. The letter comes on behalf of Mrs. Cohen. It is noted she does not speak English, so would need assistance at the depot should she be accepted in Denver. The letter is signed by L. Freudenthal.
Dates: 1906 December 3
Abstract Handwritten letter from Rabbi Congregation Aaron to JCRS, dated December 9, 1906. The letter is an introductory letter for Bessie Cohen. It further notes that a check for ten dollars is to be forwarded on December 10. The letter is signed by L. Freudenthal.
Dates: 1906 December 9
Abstract On July 23, 1883, twenty-nine Jews of Trinidad, Colorado met in the home of Sol Jaffe to organize a synagogue. They adopted the name of Congregation Aaron in honor of the Jaffe brothers’ (Sol, Henry, and Samuel) father. Samuel Jaffe, who became Trinidad’s first mayor, was chosen vice-president. In 1889, Rabbi Leopold Freudenthal, became the congregation’s second rabbi and served until his death in 1916. He gradually introduced moderate Reform Judaism. In addition to Jews from Trinidad, many...