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Allied Jewish Community Council of Denver Records

Identifier: B102
Abstract The Allied Jewish Community Council of Denver was established in 1949 with goals to unite the Jewish community of Denver and work to coordinate charitable activities and the advancement of the Jewish community in Denver. Collection contains administrative papers, surveys, pamphlets and brochures relating to the Allied Jewish Community Council of Denver.
Dates: Other: 1950-1980

Allied Jewish Federation Records

Identifier: B103
Dates: 1945-1985

American Jewish Committee Records

Identifier: B355
Abstract The American Jewish Committee is a global Jewish advocacy organization established in 1906 in response to recent anti-Semitism and pogroms Russia. It aims to defend Jewish civil rights. Collection contains by-laws, minutes, agendas, membership information, programs, publications, photographs, awards, certificates, and business plans related to the American Jewish Committee Colorado Chapter from 1967 through 2013 when the chapter's Denver branch was closed.
Dates: Other: 1940; 1967-2013

Bea Asherman Papers

Identifier: B343
Abstract Bea Asherman was a longtime volunteer for National Jewish Health, beginning when she joined the New York Auxiliary Chapter of the National Home for Jewish Children, later the National Asthma Center. She became president of the New York auxillary, and then a national auxiliary board member and trustee. She continued to volunteer after the National Asthma Center merged with National Jewish Hospital. She helped establish 17 auxiliary chapters in New York. Collection contains photographs,...
Dates: 1924-1998

Beck Archives Organizations Collection

Identifier: B118
Abstract Collection contains records from various Jewish organizations from around the Denver area from 1880-2007. Organizations include: American Medical Center (1965); Public Attitude Toward Minorities (1948); Beth Jacob High School (1974-79); Cheltenhamm School (1924-25); Denver Academy Torah (1963-94); Free Loan Society (1888-1901); Holocaust Institute (1982-1987); Jews for Jesus (1972-1975); Jewish War Veterans (1916-1951); Jewish Women and Benevolent Societies in Denver (1872-1908); Kauvar Chair...
Dates: Other: 1880-2009

Beth David Sisterhood Articles of Incorporation

Identifier: B280
Abstract In 1926, Beth David Sisterhood was founded in an effort to create a new Hebrew school and Jewish social center for the West Colfax area of Denver, Colorado. The Beth David Hebrew School and Center met at the home of the Reverend and Mrs. Jacob Gordon at 1490 Julian Street. In November 1928, Beth David Sisterhood formed an alliance with Beth David Brotherhood and the Denver Hebrew Institute, and this group became known as the Hebrew Educational Alliance in 1929. The collection consists of the...
Dates: 1930

Bikur Cholim Society (Denver, Colo.) Records

Identifier: B129
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1960-1990

Collection on Seraphine Pisko

Identifier: B242
Abstract Seraphine Eppstein Pisko was Executive-Secretary of National Jewish Hospital from 1911 to 1938. She was involved in both Jewish and secular social organizations, holding executive positions in the Hebrew Ladies' Benevolent Society, National Council of Jewish Women, and National Jewish Hospital. The collection, intentionally assembled by the Beck Archives, consists of papers providing biographical information about Pisko as well as letterhead and invitations from National Jewish Hospital and...
Dates: 1900-1942

Colorado Committee of Concern for Soviet Jewry Records

Identifier: B093
Abstract Soviet Jews who wanted to emigrate from the Soviet Union were known as "Refuseniks." American Jewish students formed the Struggle for Soviet Jewry (SSSJ) in 1964 and the American Jewish Committee on Soviet Jewry (AJCSI) was also organized that year. Rabbi Samuel Adelman, rabbi of the BMH synagogue, spoke at Temple Emanuel and urged the liberal congregation to help Soviet Jews. Rabbi Raymond Zwerin, Sheldon Steinhauser, and Lillian Hoffman formed what became the Colorado Committee of Concern for...
Dates: 1929-1996; Majority of material found within 1968-1978

David Silver Certificates and Plaques

Identifier: B334
Abstract David Silver was a Holocaust survivor who immigrated to Denver, CO. In Denver he was a very active mason and a Shriner with El Jebel. Collection contains certificates, and plaques related to David Silver from 1957 through 1999.
Dates: 1957-1999

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