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Bikur Cholim Society (Denver, Colo.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: B129
The Bikur Cholim Society, Hebrew for "visiting the sick," refers to the mitzvah (Jewish religious commandment) to visit and extend aid to the sick. The Bikur Cholim Society dates back to the Middle Ages. In 1915, the Colorado Women's Bikur Cholim Society and continued to around 1990. A Denver Bikur Cholim Society exists today and provides many services in addition to those involving health care. The collection consists of a box of alphebetized note cards with payment records, including Mrs. Ira M. Beck (Peryle Hayutin Beck).

Dates

  • 1960-1990

Creator

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (Photograph box )

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

Contact:
2150 East Evans Avenue
Denver CO 80208
(303) 871-3428