Welcome to Temple Israel
This website includes the varied and extensive research conducted into the history of the Jewish community in Leadville, Colorado. Temple Israel Foundation would like to make available the results of these efforts for anyone who might find interest in it.
Please feel free to explore this site and download the resources that are available. The Foundation is also available to respond to questions and comments and we encourage inquiries into the history and legacy of Jewish Leadville.
Temple Israel Building
Learn about the extensive history of the building from its use as a synagogue, the various uses during the 20th century, the fire, and restoration of the building!
The Hebrew Cemetery is the final resting place of many old time Leadville Jews. Learn about its history and who is buried there.
Search through the extensive collection of biographies, list of occupations, and the various organizations of which they were involved.
Cemetery Cleanup Weekend
Since 1993, Temple Israel has had an annual cleanup weekend to clean up the cemetery after the winter. Usually at the end of June, learn how you can be part of this mitzvah.
Search through the Museum's artifact collection with our online artifact search.
The Hebrew Cemetery has searchable records online. Browse or search for Jewish people interred in the Hebrew Cemetery.
Donate to Temple Israel
As a historical preservation nonprofit owning and maintaining the Temple Israel building and the Hebrew Cemetery, we are always appreciative of donations. Learn about how you can give.