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Synagogues -- Colorado -- Denver

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:

Oral History Interview with Dr. Myron Wilkoff, 1981 July 6

Identifier: B098.13.0010.00002

Interview covers Dr. Myron Wilkoff and his wife Freida deciding to leave BMH, Myron was the first president and one of the 10 founders of Rodef Shalom; the congregation was founded in Myron and Freida's home in 1953. Covers the beginnings of the congregation, why and how it came into being, time as the first president.

Dates: 1981 July 6

Oral History Interview with Fern and Jerry Kesselman, 1981 July 8

Identifier: B098.13.0010.00004

Both founding members of Rodef Shalom, the interview discusses the beginnings of the congregation, leaving BMH and the reasons for starting a synagogue, Presidents of the synagogue, beginning of the Rodef Sisterhood and the religious education at Rodef Shalom.

Dates: 1981 July 8

Oral History Interview with Harry Shwartz, 1981 July 15

Identifier: B098.13.0010.00005

Topics include Harry's experiences in the Army during World War I and serving with General Maurice Rose; how Henry came to Denver, opportunity school, the 10th Street Shul and Beginnings and activities at Rodef Shalom.

Dates: 1981 July 15

Oral History Interview with Jack and Margot Goldman, 1981 August 24

Identifier: B098.13.0010.00010

Interview covers briefly Jack and Margot's background, both originally from Germany (Margot escaped in 1939, Jack not until after the War in 1946), early members of the congregation, adult education, school programming and youth group at the synagogue.

Dates: 1981 August 24

Oral History Interview with Max P. Cowan, 1978 August 7

Identifier: B098.01.0001.00016

Max P. Cowan describes his early life in West Denver, including synagogues and rabbis, life in cattle dealing and ranching in Colorado later in his life.

Dates: 1978 August 7

Oral History Interview with Rabbi Bernard Eisenman, 1981 September 10

Identifier: B098.13.0010.00012

Rabbi talks about his early career, how he came to Rodef Shalom, the atmosphere of the congregation, education, problems with growth and expansion of the synagogue.

Dates: 1981 September 10

Oral History Interview with Robert Rottman, 1981 July 23

Identifier: B098.13.0010.00007

Rottman discusses his involvement with Rodef Shalom, serving as president, serving on the Board of Directors, important events, reminisces of Rabbis who have served the congregation and the year the congregation was without a Rabbi.

Dates: 1981 July 23

Oral History Interview with Walter Stark, 1981 July 8

Identifier: B098.13.0010.00003

Early history of Rodef Shalom, of which Walter was a charter member, he served as president from 1968-1969 and was also Man of the Year.

Dates: 1981 July 8

PR Photographs, 2004-2006

Identifier: B353.05.0001.0037

Photographs of the unrenovated interior, exterior, interior of tent, and constrution.

Dates: 2004-2006

Rabbi C. E. Hillel Kauvar Papers

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...
Dates: 1930-1978