Rabbi Samuel Adelman, 1957-1968
Rabbi Samuel Adelman (1916-1966) was the leader of Beth Ha Medrosh Hagodol (BMH) Synagogue from 1957 until his death in 1966. He was also the president of the Religious Council on Human Relations for Metropolitan Denver and the Denver Housing Board, and was well-known for his talks on Russian Jews. Adelman was buried at Mount Nebo Cemetary and an estimated 1,400 people attended memorial services at BMH.
Language of Materials
From the Collection: Materials are predominantly in English; some materials are in German or Hebrew.
From the File: 1 items : legal document box
Scope and Contents
Folder contains newspaper clippings regarding Adelman, obituary; photograph of his tombstone.
- From the Collection: University of Denver. Center for Judaic Studies. Ira M. Beck Memorial Archives (Beck Archives) (Organization)