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Greenwald, Jekuthiel Judah, 1889-1955



Rabbi Yekusiel Yehudah Greenwald was born in Sighet, Hungary (now Romania). He was a journalist for several newspapers in Sighet. The Rabbi, his wife, and two sons moved to New York in 1924. In 1925, the family moved to Columbus, Ohio where the Yekusiel Greenwald became the Rabbi of Beth Jacob Synagogue. His son Jack Greenwald was born in Columbus in 1928 and moved to Denver for his health in 1946.

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Jack Greenwald Papers

Identifier: B344
Abstract Jack Greenwald was born June 14, 1928 in Columbus, Ohio, the youngest son of Rabbi Yekusiel Yehudah Greenwald (1888 - 1954). Rabbi Greenwald Rabbi Greenwald only knew German and had to learn Yiddish before he became rabbi of the Beth-Jacob Shul in Columbus, Ohio, a Yiddi. Jack Greenwald came to Denver, Colorado in 1946 and received his Bachelor of Science of Law, 1950, and his Juris Doctorate, 1952, both degrees from the University of Denver. Professionally, he specialized in the area of...
Dates: 1949 - 2012