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Rabbis -- Colorado -- Denver

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Congregation Emanuel Records

 Collection
Identifier: B258
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1862-2013

Oral History Interview with Rabbi Earl Stone, 1991

 Item
Identifier: B098.01.0006.00147
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1991

Portraits, circa 1885

 Series
Identifier: B383.01
Abstract Series contains one tintype and one drawing; both of Samuel Weil. Weil was the Rabbi at Temple Emanuel in Denver from 1876-1877.
Dates: circa 1885

Rabbi Samuel Weil, B383, Accession

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 2017.037
Dates: circa 1885

Rabbi Samuel Weil Portraits

 Collection
Identifier: B383
Abstract Samuel Weil served as the rabbi of Congregation Emanuel in Denver, Colorado, in 1876-1877. He was only appointed under a 1 year contract and was granted a 6 month extension in March 1877. However, he was relieved of his duties due to "inadequacies" and remarks he made on June 1st which the board did not "countenance." The Weil family left Denver in December of 1877 after it was learned that the Rabbi had written to a Reverend in the Presbyterian Church proclaiming his belief in Jesus Christ...
Dates: Other: circa 1885

Rabbi Weil Drawing, circa 1885

 Item
Identifier: B383.01.0001.00002
Scope and Contents Rectangular framed drawing of man (Samuel Weil) with white beard and darker grey hair and grey mustasche. He is wearing a light colored shirt and and dark suit jacket. The portrait includes his head and shoulders; he is looking off to his right.
Dates: circa 1885

Rabbi Weil Tintype, circa 1885

 Item
Identifier: B383.01.0001.00001
Scope and Contents Round tintype of man (Samuel Weil) with white beard and dark hair and mustasche. He is wearing a light colored shirt and and dark suit jacket. The portrait includes his head and shoulders; he is looking off to his right.
Dates: circa 1885