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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...
Overview Rabbi Manuel Laderman was the first full-time spiritual leader at the Hebrew Educational Alliance, serving as Rabbi for 42 years and then as Rabbi Emeritus until his death in 1989. He was also the head of the City of Denver’s department of health and hospitals. Collection contains materials related to Rabbi Manuel Laderman including Ordinance No. 435 to name the new East wing of Denver General after Rabbi Laderman, dedication materials, news clippings, tributes, and posthumous memorials related...
Overview The Hebrew Educational Alliance was founded in 1932 and became the largest congregation on Denver's west side. The Hebrew Educational Alliance was created as a result of the ''alliance'' between the Beth David Hebrew School Sisterhood and Brotherhood, and the Denver Hebrew Institute. The combined synagogue and Hebrew School was organized along Orthodox lines. On October 25, 1932, Rabbi Manuel Laderman arrived in Denver to serve as the first Rabbi of the Hebrew Educational Alliance. In 1994,...
Overview Jacob Gorden who was a Schohet, Talmudic scholar, and later a mohel, emigrated to Denver in 1914 from Kolki,Russia to join his uncle, Velvel Heller. Soon Jacob had saved enough to bring his wife Charlotte and daughter Bess over, and the family settled on the Denver's west side. Two more daughters and a son were born in the family. Collection contains papers and notes related to Jacob Gorden from 1920, documents, and digitized photographs from circa 1900 to 1969.
Dates: circa 1900-1977
Overview Cantor Jacob Lefkowitz was considered one of the preeminent American-born cantors of the 20th century and composed liturgical music for prayers, psalms, cantatas and recitatives. His first cantorial positon was at Denver's Hebrew Education, where he was cantor from 1941-1957. Jacob Lefkowitz was born in 1913 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Cantor Jacob Lefkowitz Cantorial Melodies collection contains three 33rpm 12-inch records with "Cantorial Melodies" composed and sung by Cantor Jacob Lefkowitz.
Dates: circa 1950
Overview Abraham Winograd immigrated to the United State in 1909. He had been born in Biala, Poland in 1889 and died in Denver in 1971. His future wife, Matilda Pinsky had come earlier with her parents and brother from Lithuania. The couple had two children, Eleanor, born in Denver in 1916 and died in Greeley in 2007, and Harold Winograd, born in Denver in 1921 and died in Greeley in 1971. Eleanor Winograd married Morris Judd, who was born in Denver in 1916 and died in Boulder in 2008. Morris was a...
- Names: Hebrew Educational Alliance (Denver, Colo.) X
- Denver (Colo.) 3
- Jewish men -- Colorado -- Denver 3
- Orthodox Judaism -- Colorado -- Denver 3
- Jewish families -- Colorado 2
- Jewish religious education 2
- Cantors (Judaism) 1
- Charities -- Colorado -- Denver 1
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 1
- Commemorative works 1
- Conservative Judaism 1
- Greeley (Colo.) 1
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 1
- Jewish businesspeople -- Colorado 1
- Jewish musicians 1
- Jewish women -- Colorado 1
- Jewish women -- Colorado -- Denver 1
- Jews -- Colorado -- Denver 1
- Obituaries 1
- Oral histories 1
- Orthodox Judaism 1
- Poland 1
- Rabbis -- Colorado -- Denver 1
- Shehitah 1
- Sound recordings 1
- Talmud Torah (Judaism) 1
- West Colfax (Denver, Colo.) 1 ∧ less