Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
Bernard Hurwitz emigrated to Denver from Poland in 1882, his passage paid by the Rothschild family. He was a scholar and teacher, sold Manischewitz matzos for Pesach, and served as president of the Mizrachi Society. He helped found Chevro Mishno for the study of the Scriptures.
Contains the Naturalization Certificate of Bernard Hurwitz (1887) and a Certificate from "The Provisional Executive Commitee for General Zionist Affairs to Bernard Hurwitz "in recognition of services rendered to the Zionist Cause during the Emergency of the Great War."
Box contains administrative and personal files for rabbis including high holy days, board appointments and resignations, by-laws, member resignations, rabbi and assistant rabbi files, and a 1946 petition from the congregation regarding conservativism and political Zionism.
The Denver Chapter of Hadassah was organized in 1915. Hadassah is a Zionist organization that combine the Jewish emphasis on social welfare with the ideology of Zionism. The Denver Chapter continues to support Israel and to promote health awareness, education, and Zionist youth programs. The minutes, programs, publications, and scrapbooks and scrapbooks reflect the history of a Jewish women's organization with programs in Israel and Denver.
Box 3 contains calandars (1974-2003), minutes (1975), correspondence (1943-1982), and donor information and events (1956-2004).
Dr. Melvin Urofsky address where he discusses his research on his multi-volume series on the letters of Louis Brandeis. With David Levy, he co-edited a five volume series of Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis' letters; he also published on the subject of Zionism and Brandeis as well as law and the Supreme Court.