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Overview This collection was created to contain rare books from the Beck Archives. It currently includes one signed copy of Zalmen or "The Madness of God" by Elie Wiesel.
Overview Ida Hurwitz wrote family stories and other historical articles, which were published in The Jewish Digest and the Denver Post. She was a member of the prestigious Colorado Authors League and was active in the Jewish American Women Writers. One story she wrote was "We'll Go a Little to the Baths" was about mothers and children going to the baths in Idaho Springs for the summer. Some of stories were published and some are typed copies. She also did genealogical research. Relatives included the...
Overview Ida Libert Uchill was born in 1917 on a farm outside of Denver, Colorado to Paul and Fannie Pepper Libert. She died in 2014. Her family on her paternal side arrived in Denver via the port of Galveston in about 1911. In junior high she was a columnist in the childen's section of the Denver Post. Ida Uchill graduated from the University of Colorado with degrees in jouranalism and history and became a writer and journalist, specializing in Colorado Jewish history. She was the author of Pioneers,...
Overview Jack Greenwald was born June 14, 1928 in Columbus, Ohio, the youngest son of Rabbi Yekusiel Yehudah Greenwald (1888 - 1954). He came to Denver, Colorado in 1946 and received his Bachelor of Science of Law, 1950, and his Juris Doctorate, 1952 from the University of Denver. Professionally, he specialized in the area of mechanic's liens and public work projects claims, is the author of several editions of "Liens and Claims," and served as President of sixteen Jewish organizations. The...
Overview Leonid B. Heifets was born 1926 in what is now Belarus. Dr. Heifets began his medical training at age 16, obtaining an MD, PhD and ScD. He participated with the World Health Organization as a member of Russian medical expeditions to the Congo in 1960 and 1962. He immigrated to the United States in 1979 and was employed by the National Jewish Hospital as head of the Mycobacteriology laboratory for 32 years. In 1994 and 1994 he went to Botswana and South Africa as an American expert on...
Overview Rabbi Adelman was a member of the executive committee of the Rabbinical Council of America and in 1949 he was honored by Gov. Alfred Driscoll of New Jersey for his civil rights leadership. He came to BMH in Denver in 1957 ushering in a new era for the congregation focusing on civil rights, Soviet Jewry and disability rights. He also wrote a book of religious poetry. Collection contains a book by Rabbi Samuel Adelman, titled “Windows to My Soul” and a book in memorial to Rabbi Samuel Adelman,...
Overview Stanley M. Wagner was born in 1932 in Brooklyn, New York and ordained at Yeshiva University. He was the spiritual leader of BMH-BJ from 1972-1997. He received 6 post graduate degrees, founded the University of Denver's Center for Judaic Studies in 1975, and co-founded the Mizel Museum of Judaica in 1982. 1970-1972, he was the executive vice-president of the religeous zionest (mizrachi). He was directory of the Center for Judaic Studies from 1975 until he retired in 2006. As part of the Center...
Overview Robert Gamzey was an editor for the Intermountain Jewish News, a writer for the Denver Post, and the author of a number of books. Collection contains correspondence and news clippings containing reviews of books written by Robert Gamzey from 1956 through 1976.
- Subject: Jewish authors X
- Adelman, Samuel, Rabbi, 1915-1966 1
- B'nai B'rith. Anti-defamation League. Mountain States Regional Office 1
- Beth HaMedrosh Hagodol (Denver, Colo.) 1
- Fendrich, Anne (Chason), 1931- 1
- Fendrich, Shubert, 1927-1989 1
- Gamzey, Robert 1
- Greenwald, Jack 1
- Heifets, Leonid B., 1926-2015 1
- Hurwitz, Bernard, 1857-1941 1
- Hurwitz, Ida, 1898-1984 1
- Hurwitz, Sarah Leibson, 1858-1918 1
- Intermountain Jewish News 1
- National Jewish Hospital (U.S.) 1
- Pioneer Drama Service 1
- Thomas Jefferson High School (Denver, Colo.) 1
- Uchill, Ida Libert, 1917-2014 1
- University of Denver. Center for Judaic Studies 1
- University of Denver. College of Law 1
- Wagner, Stanley M. 1
- Wiesel, Elie, 1928-2016 1 ∧ less