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Oral histories

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Genre/Form Terms

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Oral History Interview with Albert and Betty Barmatz, 1981 August 5

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Identifier: B098.13.0010.00009
Overview Interview covers the reasons for breaking away from BMH, the early days of Rodef Shalom, Rabbis getting new members, the school, the Sisterhood and the Men's Club, the congregation's Board, and the schism (division) within the congregation.

Oral History Interview with Davida Danish, 1981 August 11

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Identifier: B098.13.0010.00011
Overview Interview covers the history of the religious school at Rodef Shalom which Davida was the head of.

Oral History Interview with Dorothy and Ernest Cassel, 1981 July 24

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Identifier: B098.13.0010.00008
Overview Interview covers Ernest fleeing Germany in 1939 for Shanghai, eventually coming to the US in 1949; focus is on founding of Rodef Shalom and history since; separating from BMH.

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

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Identifier: B098.13.0010.00002
Overview 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.

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

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Identifier: B098.13.0010.00004
Overview 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.

Oral History Interview with Harry Shwartz, 1981 July 15

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Identifier: B098.13.0010.00005
Overview 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.

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

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Identifier: B098.13.0010.00010
Overview 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.

Oral History Interview with Joe Chappell, 1981 July 9

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Identifier: B098.13.0010.00001
Overview Interview covers Joe and his wife Norma leaving BNH and joining Rodef Shalom, highlights of the early history.

Oral History Interview with Noreen and Sid Stillman, 1981 July 17

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Identifier: B098.13.0010.00006
Overview Interview discusses when (1967 or 1968) and why they joined Rodef Shalom, Hebrew school for their children and youth group activities.

Oral History Interview with Rabbi Bernard Eisenman, 1981 September 10

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Identifier: B098.13.0010.00012
Overview 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.