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Overview Pueblo, Colorado's Jewish community really solidified in 1886 with the founding of the Hebrew Benevolent Union although Jews had been in Pueblo since the 1870s. The first congregation was started in 1895. In 1900, Temple Emanuel, a reform temple was built and the orthodox later incorporated as B'nai Jacob. In 1950, the United Hebrew Center was formed. Over the century a once sizable Jewish population has dwindled. Temple Emanuel still operates today with about 30 families....
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