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West Colfax (Denver, Colo.)

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Exterior of Hebrew Education Alliance, circa 1978

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Identifier: B063.06.0014.00004
Overview The Hebrew Educational Alliance's original building at West Colfax and Meade Street. It 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. On October 25, 1932, Rabbi Manuel Laderman arrived in Denver to serve as the first Rabbi of the Hebrew Educational Alliance. The combined synagogue and Hebrew...

Hebrew Educational Alliance Records

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Identifier: B159
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,...

Oral History Interview with Eva Berger Saphro, 1982 October 11

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Identifier: B098.01.0005.00102
Overview Interviewed by her daughter, Eva talks about Glen Park School (later became Colfax Elementary) and was first PTA president, she was the first female president of Hebrew Educational Alliance, which was meant to be the Young Men's Hebrew Association. She also talks about gathering kosher food with Fannie Lorber for patients in Beth Israel Hospital.

Oral History Interview with Louis Cook, 1977 July 6

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Identifier: B098.01.0001.00011
Overview Louis Cook discusses his father's emigration from Russia and describes Jewish life on West Colfax Avenue in Denver, Colorado in the early 1900s. He also discusses Cook's Russian Bath House that his parents Harry and Ida operated and the Cook's Bath baseball team, the early Hebrew Education Alliance, and his early career as a newsboy. Louis Cook was born May 8, 1895 in Denver, Colorado, where he lived all of his life. He married Susie Finer in 1918. Cook was one of the founders of the Hebrew...

Rabbi Manuel Laderman at Union Station, 1932 October 25

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Identifier: B063.06.0006.00025
Overview 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.