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Greenwald, Jack, 1928-

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Jack Greenwald was born in Columbus, Ohio on June 14, 1928, the youngest son of Rabbi Yekusiel Yehudah Greenwald. His parents and two brothers immigrated from Sighet, Hungary (now Romania) to New York in 1924. In 1925, the family relocated to Columbus, Ohio, where Rabbi Greenwald became Rabbi of Beth Jacob Congregation. Jack Greenwald moved to Denver in September of 1946 for his health. He received a Bachelor of Science Law Degree in 1950 and a juris doctor in 1952, both from the University of Denver. While a student at DU he was President of the Hillel Foundation. He was a practicing attorney in Denver from September 15, 1952 until his retirement on October 31, 2003. He authored several editions of the "Liens and Claims." Greenwald was president or chairman of at least 16 different Jewish organizations in Denver from 1948 through 2007, including Beth Joseph Congregation, the Hillel Academy Day School, the Colorado Zionist Federation, and was the founding President of the Rocky Mountain Hebrew Academy.

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Jack Greenwald Papers

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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