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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Congregation Emanuel, the oldest synagogue in Colorado, was founded in Denver by a group of mostly German Jewish immigrants. At a meeting in 1874, members of the congregation decided to draft a constitution and incorporate the congregation as an institution of Reform Judaism. Rabbi Samuel Weil became the congregation's first rabbi in 1876; he served the congregation for only a year and was followed by a number of rabbis whose terms were short-lived. Rabbi William S. Friedman became the...
Overview Collection contains burial records from Jewish cemeteries in Colorado. The Old Capitol Hill Cemetery, Rose Hill Cemetery, Mt. Nebo Cemetery, Golden Hill Cemetery, and Fairmount Cemetery from 1871 through 1921 are including in the collection. Records include (if known) names, place of birth, birthdate, age, marital status, cause of death, and date of death.