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Alaska Jewish Museum, Anchorage

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The Alaska Jewish Museum (AJM) tells the stories of Alaska’s Jewish residents and their contributions to the development of Alaska’s industries, government and culture from territorial days to the present.

AJM provides a gathering place and historical repository, promotes diversity and tolerance for all Alaskans. It seeks to enrich the cultural wealth of the broader Alaskan community.

AJM offers exhibits and programming to demonstrate the living connections between the past and the present.
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  • This small museum, affiliated with the area Jewish community, tells an unexpected history of the original Jewish families in Anchorage area, and the little-known role that Alaska Airlines played in...  more »
  • Stopped by today and were glad we did. Small building packed with interesting stuff about the history of Jews in Alaska and how Alaska Air helped with Operation Magic Carpet. We had been to...  more »
  • 3 great exhibits packed into this tiny building. Great work!
  • This museum is small but very well done. It traces the intertwinement of Jews with Alaskan history. Who knew!?

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