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Beth David Sisterhood Articles of Incorporation

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Identifier: B280
Overview 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

Collection on Seraphine Pisko

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Identifier: B242
Overview 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

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Identifier: B093
Overview Soviet Jews who wanted to emigrate from the Soviet Union were known as "refuseniks." American Jewish students formed the Student 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...
Dates: 1929-1996; Majority of material found within 1968-1978

Congregation Micah Records

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Identifier: B136
Overview Congregation Micah, the second Jewish Reform congregation in Denver, was started by members of Denver's Temple Emanuel who felt that their congregation had strayed from the principles taught by its former leader, Rabbi William Friedman. A number of individuals involved in the school's formation started a Reform Judaism congregation, which became incorporated in September 1956 as the Denver Congregation for Reform Judaism and changed its name to Congregation Micah in 1957. Congregation Micah...
Dates: 1950-1980

Congregation Mogen David Records

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Identifier: B138
Overview The large Glazerlach (Goldberg) family from Brest-Liovsk organized their own Chassidic (hasidic) congregation in 1885 in the home of Rabbi David Radinsky. The Congregation Mogen David (Shield of David), better know as the Glazerlach Shul, was housed in a brightly painted frame house on the west bank of the Platte River, next to Radinsky Rag factory. The location was prone to flooding and in the 1909 flood the synagogue was filled with eight feet of water. The Mogen David was one of two...
Dates: circa 1890

Council of Orthodox Rabbis

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Identifier: B214
Overview The Council of Orthodox Rabbis (Degel Harabanim) was a community organization consisting of Rabbis with a Heradi worldview. There were groups in multiple locations across the US. Collection contains the council of Orthodox Rabbis official seal.
Dates: 1950-1960

Denver Institute of Jewish Studies Records

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Identifier: B144
Overview The Denver Institute of Jewish Studies was established in 1963 to streamline adult Jewish studies throughout East Denver. There had been a frequent overlap and lack of organzation between the synagogues that offered courses. The Institute worked to coordinate and streamline adult educational programs. It is an independent non-profit organization, but collaborates with the Rocky Mountain Rabbinical Council. The courses rotate between the BMH, Temple Emanuel and Temple Sinai. Rabbi Daniel...
Dates: 1968-1982

Goldfain Family Papers

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Identifier: B152
Overview Joseph and Nettie were East European immigrants who settled in Denver. Joseph came in 1900 and Rose came in 1902 with the children. The couple had six children: Rose, Joseph, Ephraim, George, Samuel and Nettie. Collection contains materials related to the Goldfain familiy including correspondence, a diploma, the personal papers of Rose Goldfain and a copy of a citizenship document for Joseph Goldfain.
Dates: Coverage: 1904-1980

Guldman Family Correspondence

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Identifier: B156
Overview Collection contains correspondence from Germany of Ludwig Beckhart, the Feldner family, the Kasper Family, the Neubauer family, the Rosenbaum family, the Salomon family, the Schiff family, the Spier family, the Stark family, the Wolff family, and the Zacharias family. The families were trying to get assistance to get out of Germany from the estate of Leopold H. Guldman, who was a wealthy businessman in Denver, his widow Bertha Guldman, and their son-in-law Jacob L. Wolff. Wolff and his...
Dates: 1937-1953

Harry Pells Papers

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Identifier: B328
Overview Harry Pells was Jewish businessman in Denver, CO. He owned and operated an insurance agency and was an active marine. Harry Pells enlisted in the Army in both WWI and WWII. He was later involved in veterans’ organizations, such as the Jewish War Veterans and the American Legion where he organized a toy drive that sent over 50,000 toys to Europe. Collection contains personal papers, news clippings, pamphlets and, a newsletter related to Harry Pells from 1918 through 1986.
Dates: Other: 1918-1986

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University of Denver. Center for Judaic Studies. Ira M. Beck Memorial Archives (Beck Archives) 4
Friedman, William S., Rabbi, 1868-1944 2
Guldman, Leopold Henry, 1852-1936 2
Independent Order of B'nai B'rith. Denver Lodge No. 171 (Denver, Colo.) 2
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Jacobs, Frances Wisebart, 1843-1892 2
Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (U.S.) 2
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Adolf Goldhammer Wholesale Wines and Liquors 1
Allied Jewish Community Council of Denver 1
American Jewish Committee, Colorado Chapter 1
American Legion. Department of Colorado 1
Anfenger, Louis, 1842-1900 1
Beth David Sisterhood (Denver, Colo.) 1
Beth Joseph Congregation (Denver, Colo.) 1
Brandeis-Bardin Institute (Brandeis, Simi Valley, Calif.) 1
Chernoff, Morris Z., 1890-1970 1
Colorado. Department of State 1
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Congregation Mogan David 1
Congregation Zera Abraham (Denver, Colo.) 1
Council of Orthodox Rabbis (Denver, Colo.) 1
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Denver Ice Cream Brick and Dainty Co. 1
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Eisen, Leah (Silverberg), 1900-1987 1
Eisen, Samuel, Jr., 1894-1978 1
Farband-Labor Zionist Order (U.S.) 1
Friedman, Rhoda 1
Goldberger, Daniel, 1924-2007 1
Golden Eagle Dry Goods Company (Denver, Colo.) 1
Goldfain family 1
Goldfain, Joseph 1
Goldfain, Rose, 1896-1978 1
Goldfain, Samuel 1
Goldhammer, Adolph (Adolf), 1847-? 1
Grabfelder, Samuel, d.1920 1
Guldman, Bertha Schoyer 1
Harry Pells Insurance Agency 1
Hayutin, Anna Ginsberg, 1893-1973 1
Hebrew Educational Alliance (Denver, Colo.) 1
Heller, Amy 1
Heller, Batya 1
Heller, Max, 1915- 1
Heller, Paula 1
Heller, Samuel 1
Hirschfeld, A. B. (Abraham Bernard), 1888-1957 1
Hirschfeld, Barry A. 1
Hirschfeld, Edward 1
Hoffman, Benjamin 1
Hoffman, Lillian, 1913-1996 1
Jewish Education Task Force 1
Jewish National Workers' Alliance (U.S.) 1
Kauvar, C. E. Hillel, Rabbi, 1879-1971 1
Lande, Bernard Zion, 1927-1978 1
Masarky, Bobbe (Bobetta Jane Oberfelder), 1916-1981 1
Mears, Otto, 1840-1931 1
Mizrachi Organization of America 1
Mount Sinai Congregation (Cheyenne, Wyo.) 1
National Council of Jewish Women. Denver Section 1
National Jewish Hospital (U.S.) 1
National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives (U.S.) 1
National Jewish Medical and Research Center (U.S.) 1
Oberfelder, Arthur M., 1890 or 1891-1954 1
Oberfelder, Hazel, 1895-1978 1
Ohel Isaac Jacob Mizrachi (Denver, Colo.) 1
Pells, Harry J., 1898-1991 1
Radinsky, David 1
Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society 1
Rocky Mountain News 1
Rose Hill Cemetery (Commerce City, Colo.) 1
Rosen, Clara, 1913-2007 1
Rosen, Hyman, 1916-2000 1
Sears, Vera E., 1912-2008 1
Silverberg, Harry G., 1901-1985 1
Silverberg, Ric 1
Silverberg, William S., 1896-1982 1
Sladek, Daniel, 1965- 1
Sladek, Osi 1
Sladek, Ron D. 1
Sladek, Selma 1
Solomon family 1
Steinhauser, Sheldon 1
Temple Emanuel (Pueblo, Colo.) 1
Temple Shalom (Colorado Springs, Colo.) 1
Temple Sinai (Denver, Colo.) 1
Town Club 1
United States. Marine Corps 1
Unitonian Club 1
Wolff, Jacob, 1884-1949 1
Zwerin, Raymond A., 1936- 1
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