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Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Overview American Committee letter addressed to A. D. Radinsky for the Yeshiva in Hebron, Palestine, Inc. The letter charges Radinsky to form a committee in the Denver area of citizens to help re-establish the Hebron Yeshiva which was destroyed on August 24, 1929 during the Hebron massacre.
Dates: 1929 October 24
Overview Born in Varniai, Russa in 1866, professor Boris Schatz was the founder and director of Bezalel School of Arts and Crafts in Palestine and a noted artist, serving as the king of Bulgaria's court painter and sculptor over the turn of the century. He died on March 23, 1932 at the Beth Israel hospital in Denver while fundraising for the school in the United States and was buried in Jerusalem.
Dates: March 25, 1932
Overview 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.
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak in Denver, Colorado, to Mr. Joseph Jacobs in Jerusalem, Palestine, stating that in reply to his favor of May 31st, will say that Mr. Barnet Jacobs died in the Sanitorium of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society August 22, 1908. Letter states that they did not have in their Sanitorium a man by the name of Benjamin Jacobs, but he suppose that it is the same man. Letter states very much regret the necessity of informing him this sad occurrence and is unsigned but...
Dates: 1909 July 1
Overview Handwritten two-page letter from Sir Joseph Jacobs in Jerusalem, Palestine, to Dr. Hillkowitz. Jacobs states that he would like to know if his son, Benjamin Jacobs, is yet by him or not, and if so, to please notify him how he is getting along in health, for quite a long time has elapsed since he doesn't hear from him. Therefore, he comes to ask the honorable Dr. the favor and oblige him, his old and weak father who is so far away from his believed children. His heart is so full of aggravation...
Dates: 1909 May 31
Overview George Sukin talks about life in Poland, Palestine and Billings, Montana. He was taken out of high school at 16 to enlist in the army.
Dates: 1978 June 13
Overview Wolfgang H. J. Yourgrau (1908-1979) served as Professor of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Denver, Denver, Colorado. He was associated with the University from 1963-1978. He also served as Chair of the Philosophy Department and was a member of the History Department. He earned his Ph.D. in physics from Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany in 1932. During World War II, Yourgrau edited an anti-fascist German-language weekly, The Orient. He was editor of Foundations of...