Golda Meir’s Teenage Home Now a Colorado Jewish Learning Center

Stand for Israel  |  February 2, 2022

Israeli PM Golda Meir with children, 1971

Recently, Stand for Israel told you about the early years of Golda Meir – formative years spent in the United States. And now Algemeiner’s Shiryn Ghermezian tells us that the Colorado home where Meir lived as a teen has been rededicated as a place the beloved Israeli PM would have approved of – a center for Jewish learning:

The new Golda Meir House Museum, Meir’s only known residence in the United States, will feature Jewish learning classes, social gatherings, and activities hosted by the Chabad of Auraria Campus, according to Chabad.org. The house was relocated from its original location in northwest Denver to the 150-acre Auraria Higher Education Center (AHEC), which provides shared services, resources, and facilities for the University of Colorado, Denver; the Metropolitan State University of Denver; and the Community College of Denver.

“We hope to strengthen the relationship with AHEC and the Golda Meir House leadership to do amazing things for our students in the upcoming semesters and years,” said Rabbi Yisrael Moshe Ort, who is a co-director of Chabad of Auraria Campus along with his wife Aura.

She added, “We hope that all past and future Chabad events, activities and classes will be an aliyas ha’neshama (‘ascent of the soul’) for Golda Meir, and that we continue to grow in her merit…”

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