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Greenwald, Jack, 1928-

 Person

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.

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Dinner Journals, 1974-1991

 File
Identifier: B344.05.0001.0006
Abstract One folder containing two dinner journals from dinners honoring Jack Greenwald. One journal is from the Hillel Academy (1974) and one is from the Rocky Mountain Hebrew Academy (1991).
Dates: 1974-1991

Dinner Journals, 1999-2010

 File
Identifier: B344.05.0001.0007
Abstract Folder contains two dinner journals from dinners honoring Jack Greenwald. One journal is for the East Denver Orthodox Synagogue dinner (1999) and one is for the Denver Academy Torah dinner (2010).
Dates: 1999-2010

Editorials, Letters to the Editor, 1970-2010

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Identifier: B344.02.0001.0003
Abstract Folder contains correspondence, editorials and letters to the editor written by Jack Greenwald.
Dates: 1970-2010

Jack Greenwald Papers

 Collection
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

Notices, Speeches, 2003-2011

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Identifier: B344.04.0001.0005
Abstract 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...
Dates: 2003-2011

Oral History Interview, 2012 May 23

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Identifier: B344.01.0001.0001.00001
Abstract Oral history with Jack Greenwald (two DVD copies) where he speaks briefly about his family history and then talks about various Jewish organizations. Jack Greenwald was president or chairman of sixteen Jewish organizations.
Dates: 2012 May 23

Second Bar Mitzvah, 2003-2011

 Series
Identifier: B344.04
Abstract 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...
Dates: 2003-2011

Writings, 1970-2010

 Series
Identifier: B344.02
Scope and Contents Seies 2 of 5 consists of 1 legal file folder containing correspondence, editorials and letters to the editor by Jack Greenwald
Dates: 1970-2010