Kauvar, C. E. Hillel, Rabbi, 1879-1971
- Existence: 1879 - 1971
NUCMC data from American Jewish Archives for His Papers, 1912-1971 (Kauvar, Charles Eliezer Hillel; rabbi; of Denver, Colo.) LC man. auth. cd. (hdg.: Kauvar, Charles Eliezer Hillel, 1879- ; usage: C.E. Hillel Kauvar) WWWA, 1969-1973 (Kauvar, C(harles) E(liezer) Hillel, rabbi; b. Vilna, Russia, Aug. 14, 1879; s. Solomon and Rose M. (De Waltoff) K.; came to U.S., 1892; m. Belle G. Bluestone, 1909; home: Denver, Colo.; d. Aug. 23, 1971) WW for Denver, 1941: (Kauvar, Rev. Charles Elieazer Hillel; Rabbi, b. Vilna, Russia, Aug. 14, 1879; educ Coll of City of N Y, A B 1900 ; Columbia Univ. M A 1901; Jewish Theol Sem, L H D 1902 ; m Belle G. Bluestone, N Y City 1909 ; ch Solomon S, Abraham Judah, Goled Fage; m 2nd Sara S Kauvar. Came to U S 1892 ; Rabbi Beta-Ha-Medrosh Hagodal Congregation ; prof rabinnic lit, University of Denver; past pres Jewish Welfare Board, Central Jewish Coun ; v-p United Synagogue Am ; Colo delegate first Am Jewish Congress ; author "Pirke Aboth Comments" ; mem Denver Morals Comm, Colo Congress of P T A, Big Bro Movement, Denver Philos Soc (pres.) ; home 1316 Gilpin ; study, 1580 Gaylord, Denver. University of Denver. Commencement program, June 14th, 1952: Conferring of honorary degrees (Charles Eliezer Hillel Kauvar, Doctor of Divinity) Not in: WW in Colorado, 1938; WW in Colorado, 1958. Othodox Judaism in America, 1996.
Rabbi Charles Eliezer Hillel Kauvar (1879-1971) was a Denver-based rabbi who was instrumental in founding and sustaining many Jewish Denver organizations, including the Intermountain Jewish News. He was Colorado's second rabbi to hold a university chair, and served as president of the United Synagogue of America.
Found in 67 Collections and/or Records:
Adolph Kiesler, second from left at the head table, and Rabbi C. E. Hillel Kauvar, third from left, during a dinner event at the University of Denver during the 1955 University of Denver graduation when Kiesler received an honorary degree. Everyone at the event is standing and appear to be singing.
Anna Hayutin and Morris Hayutin sit at a table decorated with flowers during their Golden Wedding Anniversary. Rabbi Kauvar stands beside Anna speaking to them.
The Beth Ha-Medrosh Hagodol (BMH) confirmation class of 1915 members are seated and standing in suits and dresses. The girls have large bows in their hair. Rabbi Charles Kauvar is seated in the middle of the second row. Left to right: Charles Rosenbaum and David Grimes seated on the floor. Sophie Miller Peterman standing second from right.
The Beth Ha-Medrosh Hagodol (BMH) confirmation class members of 1921 are seated and standing in suits and dresses. The girls are all wearing hats. Rabbi Charles Kauvar is standing in the middle of the second row.
Sam Levenson, Adolf Kiesler, Rabbi Charles Kauvar and his wife seated at the Beth Israel Dinner on March 1, 1959. Beth Israel Hospital and Geriatric Center was founded in 1905 and was located on the west side of Denver at 16th and Lowell. Pictured are the Guldman and Dupler Buildings.
Brief description of several early Jewish leaders of commerce, philanthropy, religion, and community as well as several Jewish lawyers, doctors, merchants, and politicians in Colorado.
The Beth HaMedrosh Hagodol Confirmation Class of 1911, thirteen young women and six young men, sit or stand around Rabbi Charles E. H. Kauvar. Another man stands behind Rabbi Kauvar. The girls all wear white dresses and big white bows and the boys are all in suits.