Rebecca Bender went on a multi-year quest to uncover the history of the Jewish community in Ashley, North Dakota.
“I, along with all of his siblings and his entire family, wish to loudly repudiate my son’s vile, hateful and racist rhetoric and actions.”
Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg toured a North Dakota drilling rig on Tuesday — but didn’t wear his goggles.
— North Dakota’s oldest Jewish pioneer cemetery has been added to the National Register of Historic Places. Sons of Jacob cemetery in Ga…
Descendants gather to honor Eastern European Jews who came to homestead on the plains.
The Anti-Defamation League’s annual audit of anti-Semitic incidents was released on Monday, and came with some saddening statistics.
One day, Jessye Stein, a computer teacher on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, was trying to persuade a student to return to his Lakota language class when the young man suddenly posed an unexpected question. “He asked me where I come from, where my people come from and what my ancestral language is,” she recalled. Stein, 24, told the student she was Jewish and that her ancestors spoke Yiddish. But that just prompted the next, obvious question: “He asked me if I could speak Yiddish,” she recounted. And when she said no, he accused her of being a hypocrite.
Growing up in North Dakota, Sally Koslow found Christmas just couldn’t be avoided. That changed when she moved to the Jewiest place in the country: New York City.
Did you know North Dokata has a Jewish pioneer cemetery and a McDonald’s run by Jews? Here are six surprising things about the Peace Garden State.