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Dennis Shuman collection

Identifier: COU:4296

Scope and Contents

The Dennis Shuman collection includes recordings of lectures and homiletics from Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach and Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, among others, in Florida from 1984-1988.


  • 1985 - 1990

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for access.

Conditions Governing Use

Limited duplication of materials allowed for research purposes. User is responsible for all copyright compliance.

Biographical / Historical

Along with his work as a research scientist for the U. S. Department of Agriculture, lecturing as an adjunct Assistant Professor for the Agricultural and Biological Engineering Department at the University of Florida, and advising the University of Florida Center for Spirituality and Health, Dennis Shuman, PhD. founded the P'nai Or Gainesville Jewish Renewal Congregation.


1 linear feet (2 boxes) : Audio Cassettes

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In the mid-1980s, several Jewish leaders, including Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach and Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi, convened in Florida for annual meetings named after the Hebrew term Ruach, which means "wind" or "spirit." Dennis Shuman recorded the lectures and homiletics presented at these meetings along with several other liturgical events.


This collection is arranged in the following series: Series 1: Zalman Schachter Series 2: Interfaith Series 3: Reb Shlomo Carlebach

The Dennis Shuman Collection
Processed by Samantha Mat, 2017; Finding Aid by Samantha Mat, 2017.
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries, Rare and Distinctive Collections Repository

1720 Pleasant Street
184 UCB
Boulder Colorado 80503 United States