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Laderman, Manuel, Rabbi, 1909-1989



  • Existence: August 25, 1909 - November 27, 1989

Rabbi Laderman was born 8/25/09 in New York City and became Rebbi of the Hebrew Educational Alliance in 1932. He died in Denver on November 27, 1989.


found: His Letters of faith, c1991: t.p. (Rabbi Manuel Laderman) p. xiii (b. 8-25-1909 in New York City; became rabbi of the Denver Congregation Hebrew Education Alliance in 1932; d. 11-27-89)
Rabbi Manuel Laderman (August 25, 1909 - November 27, 1989) was a Rabbi at the Congregation Hebrew Educational Alliance for 47 years, beginning in 1932. The Denver General Hospital dedicated the Regional Trauma Center to him on April 12, 1994. He earned his ordination in the early 1930s from the Hebrew Theological College, and then earned his Ph.D. in Theology. He was a professor at the Denver campus of the University of Colorado before serving the Congregation Hebrew Educational Alliance for 47 years. He spent 57 years as a Rabbi, and was widely recognized as one of the top ranking Denver clergymen from all faiths. He spent his life working on civil rights, improving relations between Jews and Christians. He helped the Allied Jewish Community Center to enlist the widest possible support of the United Jewish Appeal in order to relieve Jews in Europe after World War II. He also served with great distinction as chairman of the Denver board of Health and Hospitals, president of the Adult Education Council of Denver, Trustee of the Denver Symphony Society, and Board member of the Allied Jewish Federation, the American Red Cross and the American Medical Center.

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Box 1, 1993-1994

 File — Box: B222.01.0001
Identifier: B222.01.0001
Overview (1) file folder containing: Ordinance No. 435 to name the new East wing of Denver General after Rabbi Laderman and one folder with information on Denver General Hospital dedication of the Laderman Trauma Center.
Dates: 1993-1994

Box 1, 1932-1993

 File — Box: B222.01.0001
Identifier: B222.02.0001
Overview (1) file folder containing news clippings, tributes, and programs.
Dates: 1932-1993

Box 1, 1989

 File — Box: B222.01.0001
Identifier: B222.03.0001
Overview One folder with obituaries and memorials for Rabbi Manuel Laderman.
Dates: 1989

Congress on Science and Ethics - Paper - Response by Rabbi Manuel Laderman to Paper of Dr. Robert Gordis, 1977

Identifier: M274.01.0001.0011
Scope and Contents From the Series: The Martin M. Weitz Papers contain material related to the Congress on Science and Ethics held at the University of Denver in 1977. Included are biographical material on the participants and papers presented at the Congress.
Dates: 1977

Denver General Hospital Dedication, 1993-1994

Identifier: B222.01
Overview Contains City Council ordinance and materials on the Dedication of Denver General Hospital Trauma Center to Rabbi Manuel Ladderman.
Dates: 1993-1994

Exterior of Hebrew Education Alliance, circa 1978

Identifier: B063.06.0014.00004
Overview The Hebrew Educational Alliance's original building at West Colfax and Meade Street. It was founded in 1932 and became the largest congregation on Denver's west side. The Hebrew Educational Alliance was created as a result of the ''alliance'' between the Beth David Hebrew School Sisterhood and Brotherhood, and the Denver Hebrew Institute. On October 25, 1932, Rabbi Manuel Laderman arrived in Denver to serve as the first Rabbi of the Hebrew Educational Alliance. The combined synagogue and Hebrew...
Dates: circa 1978

Hebrew Educational Alliance 30th Anniversary Dinner Program, 1992 February 5

Identifier: B098.01.0006.00149
Overview Excerpts from the 30th Anniversary Dinner: A Tribute to the 20 Founding Families of the Hebrew Educational Alliance.
Dates: 1992 February 5

Hebrew Educational Alliance Confirmation Class of 1943, 1943

Identifier: B063.06.0031.0002.00001
Overview The Hebrew Educational Alliance confirmation class of 1943 are standing in two rows. Flowers are in front of the class and the girls are holding flowers. There is a painting of the ten commandments and decorative doves behind the class. Rabbi Manuel Laderman stands in the center of the first row. The Hebrew Educational Alliance was a modern Orthodox synagogue formally founded in 1932 and became the largest congregation on Denver's west side.
Dates: 1943

Holiday Bowling Opening, 1958 June 5

Identifier: B063.05.0052.00044
Overview Rabbi Manuel Laderman stands beside a scoring machine speaking into a microphone at the opening of Holiday Bowling.
Dates: 1958 June 5

Individuals, 1962-1994

Identifier: B113.01.0001.0004
Overview File contains newspaper clippings from 1962-1994 that are about individual people in the Jewish Denver community. The majority of the articles are from the early 1980s.
Dates: 1962-1994