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general Arapahoe County information. Aurora was called Fletcher until 1907. [August 2005]

Congregation BMH (Beth Hamedrash Hagadol Synagogue) (303-366-8264) 560 S. Monaco Parkway, Denver CO 80224 (303-388-4203)

Ohr Avner United Bukharim Synagogue of Colorado, 11275 East Mississippi Avenue, Aurora, CO 80012. Phone: 720-435-5906 [August 2005]

Mt. Nebo Memorial Park: 11658 East Colfax Avenue, Aurora, CO 80010. (303-237-0573). Owned and operated by BMH Congregation, qhich operated this cemetery continuously since 1898. Source: Ben Streltzer, Executive Director.

1919 Jewish population was 11,000 according to "Directory of Jewish Local Organizations in the United States", pp. 330-583. American Jewish Year Book 5680 September 25,1919 to Sept. 12, 1920; vol. 21, edited by Harry Schneiderman for the American Jewish Committee and submitted by Alan Hirschfeld. Mount Nebo Cemetery: #01557 in Cemeteries of the US. Deborah M. Burek, ed. Gale Research Int., Detroit MI (1994) ISBN 0-8103-9245-3; partial list of burials.

photo.  [August 2005]

Jewish tuberculosis patient burials with a significant number buried by benevolent groups as indigent and in unmarked pauper graves. [January 2009]

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