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Alaska Jewish Museum

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1221 E 35th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99508-4258
+1 907-770-7021
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The exhibits were very professionally done.

The exhibits were packed with information and were very professionally presented. Within a very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
constancew814
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Coulee Dam, Washington
Small biut worth a visit

Who knew there are so many interesting stories about the Alaskan Jewish community and about the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bill S
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Providence, Rhode Island
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1221 E 35th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99508-4258
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The exhibits were packed with information and were very professionally presented. Within a very small space three subjects were covered very adequately, and left me wanting to do more reading about them.

Thank constancew814
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Who knew there are so many interesting stories about the Alaskan Jewish community and about the connection between Alaska Airlines and the airlift that saved the Jews of Yemen, bringing 49,000 of them to Israel in 1949-50. A worthwhile place to explore when in Anchorage...More

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is on the property of the Anchorage Chabad. It's small, yet packed with information. Much of the exhibit is dedicated to both the airlift of Yemen's Jews in the 40's to Israel by Alaska Airlines, and the successful and unsuccessful attempts of Germany's...More

Thank AtlFolks
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

This little museum had three exhibits that were very informative and well done. They were thoroughly researched and had a lot of materials to look at. While it is not within walking distance of downtown, it is a quick taxi or Uber ride and worth...More

Thank GCtraveler7554
Reviewed June 30, 2017

After several trips to Anchorage without visiting this museum, I finally took the time to go this year and am so thankful that I did. A truly fascinating journey through the history of Jews in Alaska, one of the exhibits focuses on the impact five...More

1  Thank David M
Reviewed June 16, 2017

We are so glad to have had the opportunity to visit this tiny hidden gem in Anchorage. If you can, please do make the time to visit and learn about the Alaskans role in saving Yeminite Jews in 1947/8 and how an original business proposition...More

Thank Gill F
Reviewed January 17, 2017

The Alaska Jewish Museum is a wonderful gem that has many surprising displays that can only be found in the Last Frontier.

Thank Julie L
Reviewed September 30, 2016

My wife and I visited this location on our last day, it was worth finding and learning about the history of the Jewish population of Alaska early on. There were many reflections of several families that settled in Anchorage, most seem to be in the...More

Thank LaurenceJ
Reviewed August 30, 2016

A great place to go to find out all about the jewish presence in Alaska, from pioneer days till the present,

Thank rjaffelieb
Reviewed August 25, 2016

The Anchorage Jewish museum shows how Jewish citizens of Alaska helped grow the state and the city of Anchorage. Friendly docent and interesting displays. loved the little gift shop. purchased nice quality souvenirs for the grandchildren.

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