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Adelman, Samuel, Rabbi, 1915-1966

 Person

Biography

Rabbi Samuel Adelman (1915 August 15 - 1966 October 30) was a Denver-based rabbi at BMH Synagogue.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

IJN Century Edition, 2013

 File
Identifier: B113.01.0001.0003
Scope and Contents

File contains articles and reprints from the Century Edition of the Intermountain Jewish News, published throughout 2013. Articles cover highlights of the past 100 years (1913-2013).

Dates: 2013

Rabbi Samuel Adelman, 1957-1968

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Identifier: B111.01.0001.0001
Abstract

Rabbi Samuel Adelman (1916-1966) was the leader of Beth Ha Medrosh Hagodol (BMH) Synagogue from 1957 until his death in 1966. He was also the president of the Religious Council on Human Relations for Metropolitan Denver and the Denver Housing Board, and was well-known for his talks on Russian Jews. Adelman was buried at Mount Nebo Cemetary and an estimated 1,400 people attended memorial services at BMH.

Dates: 1957-1968

Rabbi Samuel Adelman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B223
Abstract Rabbi Adelman was a member of the executive committee of the Rabbinical Council of America and in 1949 he was honored by Gov. Alfred Driscoll of New Jersey for his civil rights leadership. He came to BMH in Denver in 1957 ushering in a new era for the congregation focusing on civil rights, Soviet Jewry and disability rights. He also wrote a book of religious poetry. Collection contains a book by Rabbi Samuel Adelman, titled “Windows to My Soul” and a book in memorial to Rabbi Samuel Adelman,...
Dates: 1963-1967

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