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Jewish community centers

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Source: Jewish community centers __lcsh

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Oral History Interview with Edward Simon, 1979 July 16

 Item
Identifier: B098.07.0009.00004
Abstract Topics Covered: Family background and growing up in Denver, Jewish community, Jewish Community Center involvement on board, as president, fundraising, functions of the Center.
Dates: 1979 July 16

Oral History Interview with Helen Ginsburg, 1979 July 19

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Identifier: B098.07.0009.00007
Abstract Topics Covered: Family background and growing up in Chicago; working at the Jewish Community Center, getting social work degree from DU and working for Red Cross, served on Board and as president of Center, fund raising and the camp.
Dates: 1979 July 19

Oral History Interview with Herman and Nancy Markowitz, 1979 May 28

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Identifier: B098.07.0008.00001
Abstract Topics covered: Early life, coming to Denver in 1958 to be the director of the JCC, there while new building was being built, left for Oakland in 1962 and returned to Denver on 1965, JCC Ranch summer camp, Center programs, Denver Jewish community, relationship with other organizations: National Council of Jewish Women, National Jewish Health, B'nai B'rith.
Dates: 1979 May 28

Oral History Interview with John Streltzer, 1979 June 29

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Identifier: B098.07.0008.00002
Abstract Topics Covered: Originally from Denver, West Colfax, family life, involvement with JCC through B'nai B'rith at first, Ranch Camp, Fundraising, President of B'nai B'rith and JCC, time in legislature. Index in file: B098.18.0022.0010.
Dates: 1979 June 29

Oral History Interview with Joseph Pells, 1979 July 19

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Identifier: B098.07.0009.00005
Abstract Topics Covered: Family background and growing up in Denver, Jewish community, Jewish Community Center involvement on board, as president, fundraising, functions of the Center and their effectiveness. Relationship between JCC and other community organizations.
Dates: 1979 July 19

Oral History Interview with Max M. Pomeranz, 1980 May 2

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Identifier: B098.07.0009.00009
Abstract Topics covered: Born in Poland, immigrated to US in 1920, first Lamar, CO then Pueblo to be closer to other Jews, came to Denver in 1930; Denver’s West Side and Hebrew Educational Alliance Synagogue activity; first member of JCC, then treasurer and president, growth of Center, camp, talks of other leaders of Center; active in other community groups.
Dates: 1980 May 2

Oral History Interview with Surriee Miller, 1979 July 19

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Identifier: B098.07.0009.00006
Abstract Topics Covered: Family background and immigrating, growing up in Denver with 8 other siblings, Jewish community, working at the Jewish Community Center, nature of the Center’s work; mentions Isadore Rude, Bloomfield, Guldman, Pisko and many others; camp, loved working at the Center.
Dates: 1979 July 19

Oral History Interviews with Gerald Gray and Raymond Grimes, 1979

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Identifier: B098.07.0009.00008
Abstract First Interview with Gerald Gray- Topics Covered: Family background and growing up in Denver, first West then East; Jewish Community, community leaders and historic events; involvement with Center, served on Board and as president, fund raising, goals and functions; Denver community.

Dates: 1979

Rabbi B.C. Shloime Twerski, 1962-1981

 File
Identifier: B111.09.0009.0021
Abstract Rabbi Twerski was the leader of the Denver Hasidic Jewish community for more than 30 years and a leading Talmudic scholar. He was rabbi of Zera Abraham Synagogue and founded the Talmudic Research Institute. Born in Krakow, Poland, in 1923, as a child he and his family moved to Milowaukee. In Denver he was known for advanced Torah study, consultations on Halacha, family and personal counselling, kosher certification, spirituality, charismatic personality, and warmth to the community at large....
Dates: 1962-1981

Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: B098
Abstract In 1976 the Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society (RMJHS) began conducting interviews of Denver's long-time Jewish community members in an effort to record oral histories reflecting Jewish history and culture in Colorado. The interviews were made by the former and current directors of RMJHS as well as its trained volunteers. These recordings of Jewish men and women reveal information about the history of various individuals and families, Jewish organizations, religious groups, medical and...
Dates: 1970s-2009; Coverage: 1859 - 2009