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Steinhauser, Sheldon

 Person

Sheldon Steinhauser was born in the Bronx, New York City, on August 11, 1930. His accomplishments include service with the Anti-Defamation League, 1950-1985 (Mountain States Regional Director and serveral national positions in Denver, 1957-1985; Executive Director of the Allied Jewish Federation (now Jewish Colorado), 1985-1991; Associate Professor of Sociology at Metropolitan State University of Denver, 1969-2015, and served as the Director of Development for the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the Anschutz Medical Campus. Stanley Steinhauser has consulted in the fields of human rights, higher education, age diversity and community well being. In 1977, as a founding member of the Colorado Committee of Concern for Soviet Jewry, he and his wife Jan traveled to the Soviet Union, met with Soviet Jews refused emigration, and eventually aided in securing the freedom of a woman and two children from Moscow.

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Anti-Defamation League, 1968-1978

 File
Identifier: B093.01.0001.0005
Overview Various materials related to the Anti-Defamation League.
Dates: 1968-1978

Anti-Defamation League, 1968-1978

 File
Identifier: B093.01.0001.0006
Overview Various materials related to the Anti-Defamation League.
Dates: 1968-1978

Anti-Defamation League Catholic-Jewish Dialogue, 1965 January 13

 Item
Identifier: B063.04.0037.00002
Overview Left to right an unidentified man; Oscar Cohen, New York ADL National Program Director; two unidentified men; Sheldon Steinhauser, ADL's Regional Director; Rev. Francis J. Malecek, S. J., Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Regis College; and an unidentified man stand in a row during an Anti-Defamation League Catholic-Jewish Dialogue meeting at Regis College in Denver, Colorado.
Dates: 1965 January 13

Anti-Defamation League Catholic-Jewish Dialogue, 1965 January 12

 Item
Identifier: B063.04.0037.00004
Overview Left to right Oscar Cohen, ADL National Program Director; Robert Adelstein, ADL Council Chairman; Mandel Berenbaum, vice-chairman of ADL's Denver Executive Committee and first chairman of the Council; and Sheldon Steinhauser, ADL's Regional Director, pose together in a hallway during an Anti-Defamation League Catholic-Jewish Dialogue meeting at Regis College in Denver.
Dates: 1965 January 12

Anti-Defamation League Catholic-Jewish Dialogue, 1965 January 12

 Item
Identifier: B063.04.0037.00007
Overview Left to right two unidentified men; Sheldon Steinhauser, ADL's Regional Director; Rev. Francis J. Malecek, S. J., Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Regis College, Chairman of the Conference Steering Committee; and former Judge Charles Rosenbaum, member of the ADL's National Executive Committee pose together during an Anti-Defamation League Catholic-Jewish Dialogue meeting at Regis College in Denver.
Dates: 1965 January 12

Biographical Information

 Series
Identifier: B400.01

Box 1, 1968-1978

 File — Box: B093.01.0001
Identifier: B093.01.0001
Overview (31) file folders include: Action Committee of Newcomers from Soviet Union; Anti-defamation League; Bay area council; Jews in the USSR; Multiple committee papers. The Union of Councils for Soviet Jews created massive lists of Refuseniks and political prisoners in the Soviet Union (Prisoners of Conscience)." The Union and set up action committees in cities across the U.S. and began the "Adopt a Prisoner" program.
Dates: 1968-1978

Colorado Committee of Concern for Soviet Jewry Records

 Collection
Identifier: B093
Overview Soviet Jews who wanted to emigrate from the Soviet Union were known as "Refuseniks." American Jewish students formed the Struggle for Soviet Jewry (SSSJ) in 1964 and the American Jewish Committee on Soviet Jewry (AJCSI) was also organized that year. Rabbi Samuel Adelman, rabbi of the BMH synagogue, spoke at Temple Emanuel and urged the liberal congregation to help Soviet Jews. Rabbi Raymond Zwerin, Sheldon Steinhauser, and Lillian Hoffman formed what became the Colorado Committee of Concern for...
Dates: 1929-1996; Majority of material found within 1968-1978