Rabbis -- Colorado -- Denver
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:
Overview A Pueblo native, Raich studied to become a rabbi after thirty years as a statistical engineer for CF&I Steel Corp. He had been a lay leader and cantor and had led congregations when Pueblo was between rabbis.
Overview Rabbi Manuel Laderman was the first full-time spiritual leader at the Hebrew Educational Alliance, serving as Rabbi for 42 years and then as Rabbi Emeritus until his death in 1989. He was also the head of the City of Denver’s department of health and hospitals. Collection contains materials related to Rabbi Manuel Laderman including Ordinance No. 435 to name the new East wing of Denver General after Rabbi Laderman, dedication materials, news clippings, tributes, and posthumous memorials related...
Overview This collection contains materials related to Rabbi William S. Friedman and intentionally assembled by Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries. Friedman was the leader of Temple Emanuel (Denver, Colorado) from 1889 to 1939; he was involved in a number of religious and secular activities in the Denver community. He died in California in 1944 and is buried in Emanuel (Fairmount) Cemetery in Denver. Materials in the collection include newspaper clippings, correspondence, one...
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 The Council of Orthodox Rabbis (Degel Harabanim) was a community organization consisting of Rabbis with a Heradi worldview. There were groups in multiple locations across the US. Collection contains the council of Orthodox Rabbis official seal.
Overview 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
Overview Rabbi Baskin was born in New Jersey, not sure why the family came to Denver but thinks his father may have had some tuberculosis. Interview split between talking about his father Rabbi Sam Baskin and his own life.
Dates: circa 1980
Overview Topics Covered: Joining the Army, served as the first Jewish Chaplain to enter the European Theater in WWII, organizing a wedding in a few days when unexpected orders to deploy were received, experiences as a chaplain in the army during WWII.
Overview Rabbi Adelman was a member of the executive committee of the Rabbinical Council of America and in 1949 he was honored by Gov. Alfred Driscoll of New Jersey for his civil rights leadership. He came to BMH in Denver in 1957 ushering in a new era for the congregation focusing on civil rights, Soviet Jewry and disability rights. He also wrote a book of religious poetry. Collection contains a book by Rabbi Samuel Adelman, titled “Windows to My Soul” and a book in memorial to Rabbi Samuel Adelman,...