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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One folder containing various notices and speeches concerning Jack Greenwald and his second Bar Mitzvah when he was eighty-three. There are three speeches Jack Greenwald honoring his father Rabbi Harav Yekusiel Yehuda Greenwald. Jack Greenwald's first speech was in 2003 when he was about to be seventy-three. Attached to the speech is All The Laws of Mourning written by Rabbi Greenwald in 1947. The second speech was the observation of the 50th Yahrzheit (memorial) of Rabbi Greenwald, and the...