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Trinidad (Colo.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Phil Goodstein Exploring Jewish Colorado Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B025
Overview Phil H. Goodstein (1952- ) is a freelance historian who has written articles and books about Colorado and its history including Exploring Jewish Colorado published in 1992. The book covers Jewish history, people and organizations in Colorado. The papers relate to the writing of the book, Exploring Jewish Colorado, and include correspondence, questionnaires, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, manuscript drafts, galley proofs, photocopies of photographs and illustrations from the book, and a...
Dates: 1865-1992; Majority of material found in 1990-1992

Temple Aaron (Trinidad, Colo.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: B133
Overview On July 23, 1883, twenty-nine Jews of Trinidad, Colorado met in the home of Sol Jaffe to organize a synagogue. They adopted the name of Congregation Aaron in honor of the Jaffe brothers’ (Sol, Henry, and Samuel) father. Samuel Jaffe, who became Trinidad’s first mayor, was chosen vice-president. In 1889, Rabbi Leopold Freudenthal, became the congregation’s second rabbi and served until his death in 1916. He gradually introduced moderate Reform Judaism. In addition to Jews from Trinidad, many...
Dates: 1883-1989