Subject Source: Library of Congress Genre/Form Terms
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Overview Major subjects covered in the interview include family immigrating to Denver form Poland, fathers’ grocery business, growing up in a Jewish family, schooling, charity work and religious life. Also talks about Rabbi Kauvar.
Overview Topics covered: Family roots in Colorado, Denver, Leadville and Aspen. Father Nathan was born in Russia, came in 1890. Mother born in Leadville, father worked in mining until it fizzled out. Father was close with Rabbi Kauvar and BMH. Leo graduated from DU, editor of the Clarion. Established a professorship at University of Denver.