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Rabbi B.C. Shloime Twerski, 1962-1981

Identifier: B111.09.0009.0021


Rabbi Twerski was the leader of the Denver Hasidic Jewish community for more than 30 years and a leading Talmudic scholar. He was rabbi of Zera Abraham Synagogue and founded the Talmudic Research Institute. Born in Krakow, Poland, in 1923, as a child he and his family moved to Milowaukee. In Denver he was known for advanced Torah study, consultations on Halacha, family and personal counselling, kosher certification, spirituality, charismatic personality, and warmth to the community at large. He died in 1981 at the age of 58.


  • 1962-1981


5 Items : Contains five (5) documents.

Scope and Contents

Folder contains newspaper obituaries of the Rabbi, leader in the Hasidic Jewish Community, a note from the Rabbi and his wife to the community typed in both English and Hebrew, and an archival processing document.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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Denver CO 80208
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