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A Pueblo native, Raich studied to become a rabbi after thirty years as a statistical engineer for CF&I Steel Corp. He had been a lay leader and cantor and had led congregations when Pueblo was between rabbis.
Adolph Kiesler, second from left at the head table, and Rabbi C. E. Hillel Kauvar, third from left, during a dinner event at the University of Denver during the 1955 University of Denver graduation when Kiesler received an honorary degree. Everyone at the event is standing and appear to be singing.
A group of seven teens, representatives of various synagogues and temples, with their group leaders and tour guide for a 1974 Israel teen tour Mr. and Mrs. Paul Zuckerman, Rabbi and Mrs. Harold Kranzler, and Avi Brown.
The Beth Ha-Medrosh Hagodol (BMH) confirmation class of 1915 members are seated and standing in suits and dresses. The girls have large bows in their hair. Rabbi Charles Kauvar is seated in the middle of the second row. Left to right: Charles Rosenbaum and David Grimes seated on the floor. Sophie Miller Peterman standing second from right.
The Beth Ha-Medrosh Hagodol (BMH) confirmation class members of 1921 are seated and standing in suits and dresses. The girls are all wearing hats. Rabbi Charles Kauvar is standing in the middle of the second row.
A few Jewish merchants settled in Billings in 1884, but a community began only after 1900. Congregation Beth Aaron was formed in Billings in 1918. The Jewish population grew and declined mainly with the boom (1950s) and bust (1960's) of the oil business. By 1979, there were approx. 30-40 Jewish families in Billings.
Brief description of several early Jewish leaders of commerce, philanthropy, religion, and community as well as several Jewish lawyers, doctors, merchants, and politicians in Colorado.