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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 10 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

Collection on Rabbi Manuel Laderman

Identifier: B222
Overview Rabbi Manuel Laderman was the first full-time spiritual leader at the Hebrew Educational Alliance, serving as Rabbi for 42 years and then as Rabbi Emeritus until his death in 1989. He was also the head of the City of Denver’s department of health and hospitals. Collection contains materials related to Rabbi Manuel Laderman including Ordinance No. 435 to name the new East wing of Denver General after Rabbi Laderman, dedication materials, news clippings, tributes, and posthumous memorials related...
Dates: 1932-1994

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

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

Rabbi Manuel Laderman, between 1950-1970

Identifier: B063.06.0006.00009
Overview Formal head and shoulders portrait of Rabbi Manuel Laderman.
Dates: between 1950-1970

Rabbi Manuel Laderman at Union Station, 1932 October 25

Identifier: B063.06.0006.00025
Overview Twenty-three-year-old Rabbi Manuel Laderman (tallest man in the group) surrounded by delegates from the Hebrew Educational Alliance upon his arrival at Union Station, Denver, Colorado in 1932. He graduated from the Hebrew Theological College in Illinois and had just been ordained when he came to Denver to serve as the first Rabbi of the Hebrew Educational Alliance. He served as rabbi at the Orthodox synagogue until 1979. He was born August 25, 1909 and died in Denver on November 27, 1989.
Dates: 1932 October 25