Rabbis -- Colorado -- Denver
Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Folder contains, news clippings, handwritten family trees, biograpical information, and oral history transcript of interview with Rabbi Manuel Laderman on March 4, 1975.
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.
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.
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.
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.