“Since there are no domesticated moose, securing a kosher roast would first require finding a rabbi prepared to tackle a 1200-pound wild animal.”
“How many Jews were put into the ovens because they were unarmed?” asked Rep. Don Young, a Republican from Alaska who is on the board of the NRA.
Since the November election, there’s been a lot of talk among journalists about the way our profession overlooked and misunderstood populist, pro-Trump America. It’s a challenge for us at the Forward, as well. That is why we are launching “Red State Jews.”
Touring the United States, Tuvia Tenenbom stops off in Alaska. He attends a climate change conference, listens to President Obama and has a chat with Anchorage’s Jewish mayor about the glacial pace of history.
‘Gonzo Judaism’ Rabbi Niles Elliot Goldstein opens up how a kayaking trip through the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge prepared him for his rabbinate — despite the sensory overload.
8 Facts About Jewish Alaska
In the remote villages of rural Alaska, Judge David Avraham Voluck navigates the world of Alaskan tribal law while trying to keep kosher in a land of whale, seal, shellfish and caribou.
A trickle of Jews are leaving their homes in tranquil Alaska to make aliyah. Israel may be in a more dangerous neighborhood — but the weather’s a lot better.
A confessed serial killer from Alaska who hid in plain sight and whose crimes went undetected for more than a decade, was ultimately caught after he gave in to his compulsions and struck close to home.
If you thought Barack Obama and Mitt Romney were fierce presidential candidates, think again. Ahpun (ah-POON’) the polar bear and Denali the wolf are also on the campaign trail. The Alaska Zoo, in what it acknowledges is shameless promotion and fundraising activity, is conducting a zoo presidential election between the two predators.