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Orthodox Judaism

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 40 Collections and/or Records:

Oral History Interview with Bertha Meltzer Wine, 1980 February 20

 Item
Identifier: B098.04.0008.00027
Abstract Topics covered: Family background in Austria, father was a Rabbi, 9 children, 3 sons all became rabbis; fleeing Austria after Hitler took power, end of family in Europe; memories of life in Austria, came to America in 1910, first in family to come, came to New York first for 3 years, missed the mountains and came to Denver; became a sewing teacher at a factory, efforts in Denver to unionize, always working in a clothing factory, move to ready to wear made it harder to make a good living; life...
Dates: 1980 February 20

Oral History Interview with Sam Flax, 1976 November 3

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Identifier: B098.01.0001.00005
Abstract "Sam Flax recounts his early years of growing up in Russia, then later moving to the United States, first to New York City and then to Colorado. He details the jobs he held in New York and later in Cripple Creek and Victor, Colo. He describes his experiences of raising a family in Denver and his real estate ventures.Sam Flax was born in Russia in 1887 and spent his early years there before immigrating to the United States. He lived in New York and later moved to Colorado, spending...
Dates: 1976 November 3

President Betty Lee Hahn Notes, 1974-1975

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Identifier: B165.01.0001.0008
Abstract Betty Lee Hahn was president of Ladies Auxiliary of the Hillel Academy during 1974-1975. She kept handwritten notes about meetings, donors, and officers of the Ladies Auxiliary in a spiral notebook.
Dates: 1974-1975

Rabbi C. E. Hillel Kauvar Papers

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Identifier: B221
Abstract Rabbi Charles E. Hillel Kauvar was a rabbi for 69 years at the Beth Ha Medrosh Hagodol (The Great House of Learning) Synagogue in Denver, Colorado. He was also a professor of rabbinical literature at the University of Denver for 43 years and helped establish the Center for Judaic Studies at the University. After he retired from teaching, the University of Denver honored him by establishing a Kauvar Chair of Hebraic Studies. Rabbi Kauvar was born in Vilna, Lithuania in 1879 and began as rabbi...
Dates: 1930-1978

Rabbi Elias Hillkowitz, circa 1910

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Identifier: B063.06.0014.00002
Abstract Rabbi Elias Hillkowitz was considered the dean of Denver's early west-side Orthodox Jewish rabbis. He was an early supporter of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS), where his son, Dr. Philip Hillkowitz, served as president from 1904 to 1948. Rabbi Hillkowitz suggested the JCRS motto from the Talmud: ''He who saves one life saves the world.''
Dates: circa 1910

Rabbi Manuel Laderman at Union Station, 1932 October 25

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Identifier: B063.06.0006.00025
Abstract Twenty-three-year-old Rabbi Manuel Laderman (tallest man in the group) surrounded by delegates from the Hebrew Educational Alliance upon his arrival at Union Station, Denver, Colorado in 1932. He graduated from the Hebrew Theological College in Illinois and had just been ordained when he came to Denver to serve as the first Rabbi of the Hebrew Educational Alliance. He served as rabbi at the Orthodox synagogue until 1979. He was born August 25, 1909 and died in Denver on November 27, 1989.
Dates: 1932 October 25

Rabbi Velvel Heller, 1958 October 31

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Identifier: B111.05.0005.0007
Abstract Velvel Heller was a longtime leader in the Denver Orthodox community for more than 70 years. He died in 1937.
Dates: 1958 October 31

Rabbi Yizhak Aisik Braude, 1985 November

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Identifier: B111.01.0001.0017
Abstract Rabbi Yizhak Aisik Braude (1885-1932) was born in Kovno, Lithuania, and traveled in the United States from 1910-1913, before returning to Lithuania to become a Rabbi. Braude and his family were expelled from Lithuania (under Russian control) in 1914, and Braude immigrated to Denver, Colorado, via Seoul, Korea, in 1916. His wife and family joined him in Denver in 1920. Braude worked as an orthodox rabbi for a number of congregations in Denver, many in the West Colfax area. He lived in Dayton,...
Dates: 1985 November

Rayor Family Torah Ark Curtains

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Identifier: B341
Abstract The Jewish community in Cheyenne, Wyoming, committed to building a new synagogue around 1950. The leaders of the community, including Bernard Leon Rayor, equally provided the funds for the building. When Mt. Sinai Congregation was completed, B.L. Rayor donated the ark curtains, which were left unused because his name was embroidered on them. The curtains were rediscovered in storage. Collection contains a red Bimah curtain and valance for the Ark Embroidered in gold threads and sequins on the...
Dates: between 1950-1951

Second Bar Mitzvah, 2003-2011

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Identifier: B344.04
Abstract One folder containing various notices and speeches concerning Jack Greenwald and his second Bar Mitzvah when he was eighty-three. There are three speeches Jack Greenwald honoring his father Rabbi Harav Yekusiel Yehuda Greenwald. Jack Greenwald's first speech was in 2003 when he was about to be seventy-three. Attached to the speech is All The Laws of Mourning written by Rabbi Greenwald in 1947. The second speech was the observation of the 50th Yahrzheit (memorial) of Rabbi Greenwald, and the...
Dates: 2003-2011