Naster, Betty, 1921-2018
Betty Naster was born December 7, 1921 in Detroit, Michigan to Hungarian immigrants Louis Roth and Frieda Fridman Roth. She earned an MA in western history at DU. She died in Boulder on June 14, 2018.
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Abstract Congregation Emanuel, the oldest synagogue in Colorado, was founded in Denver by a group of mostly German Jewish immigrants. At a meeting in 1874, members of the congregation decided to draft a constitution and incorporate the congregation as an institution of Reform Judaism. Rabbi Samuel Weil became the congregation's first rabbi in 1876; he served the congregation for only a year and was followed by a number of rabbis whose terms were short-lived. Rabbi William S. Friedman became the...