Jews -- Colorado -- Charities
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The Industrial Removal Office (IRO) was created in New York to Americanize Eastern European Jews, find jobs for the immigrants, and relocate them throughout the United States. The Jewish Relief Society and the Independent Order of B'nai B'rith (B'nai B'rith) in Denver worked to resettle the immigrants in Colorado. Lesser Levy and Milton Schayer headed the industrial removal committee of the B'nai B'rith. The collection contains copies of correspondence from the Industrial Removal Office Records...
Overview The Jewish Social Service Federation was founded in 1912 and ceased operations in 1916. It was organized as a federation of the Jewish charities and social service agencies of Denver. Garfield A. Berlinsky was head of the Denver Federation, but resigned in 1915. He investigated conditions in Denver for the National Conference of Jewish Charities. National Jewish Hospital and some community members criticized his report and methods. "The Story of the Opposition of the National Jewish Hospital...
Overview Linas Hazedek was established as an Orthodox Jewish non-profit benevolent organization. The constitution for the organization dates to September 1921, although the organization was not incorporated by the State of Colorado until 1955. The organization provided visits to sick members and performed services and last rites for deceased members. All donations to the organization were to be used for the funeral expenses of the members. It operated originally at the Synagogue at Hooker Street and...
Overview The Maimonides Society was established mid-1982 as an affiliate of the Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Denver. It was established to support the Center for Judaic Studies through donor development, public programming and Jewish cultural events. They also produced a newsletter publication "The Maimonidean." The organization lasted from 1982-1987.Collection contains mailing lists, patron files, correspondence, newsletters, newspaper clippings, and administrative...
Overview Topics include: Beth Israel Hospital and the geriatric subjects. They are the two oldest board members, personal backgrounds, Denver's growth, Beth Israel's growth, fundraising talk, community effort.
Dates: 1979 September 15
Overview Topics covered: Family history, life in Denver, working for the Rocky Mountain News and starting the West End Press; B'nai B'rith and several other organizations: JCC, JCRS, Rose Medical Center, Allied Jewish Federation. Index in file B098.18.0022.0008.
Dates: 1977 November 18
Overview Topics covered: Their time on the Board for Beth Israel, history and background on the hospital's physical structure and organizational history, other organizational leaders, business practices, auxiliaries.
Dates: 1978 November 16
Overview Topics covered: About half of the interview is family history, biographical information; second half of interview covers experience on the NAC board.
Dates: 1978 July 13
Overview Covers the life of Irving Stein, born on November 9, 1909 in Poland. Graduated from NYU. Irving and Charlotte married and came to Denver after visiting Denver and really likening the city. Two daughters Susan and Judy. Irving was a realtor and then involved in National Jewish Family Services.
Dates: 1998 March 26
Overview Topics covered: Brief biographical information on Dr. Neumann, social work; working with other organizations; helping refugees, resettlement; services provided and available. In the interview, Dr. Alfred Neumann touches on his life in New York in 1938, where he received graduate training in social work. He discusses his marriage, family life, and positions in social work--most notably his directorship of the Jewish Family and Children's Service of Denver (JFCS) from 1948 to 1976. In this...
Dates: 1978 July 19