Anchorage International Film Festival

Farewell, Mr. Haffmann

WINNER! - Best Narrative Feature for jury and audience awards

Farwell Mr. Haffman Poster

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Alaska Historical Society Honors

From Purchase to Prosperity

The Jewish founders of the Alaska Commercial Company
Their contribution to the acquisition of America's last frontier

We are pleased to announce that we have received the 2023 Elva R. Scott  Award from the Alaska Historical Society honoring our new exhibit From Purchase to Prosperity: The Jewish Founders of the Alaska Commercial Company.”

Leslie Fried holding plaque

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Ruth Gruber Induction into the Jewish Hall of Fame

Celebrating Ruth Gruber's Remarkable Life

Watch the amazing zoom recording of Ruth Gruber’s Induction into the Jewish Hall of Fame! This event celebrates the remarkable life, vision, and heroic tenacity of a twentieth-century icon: a pioneer, trailblazer, and humanitarian. Hear Curator Leslie Fried talk about Ms. Gruber’s time in Alaska. She was thirty years old and already a celebrated author, lecturer, and intrepid reporter when, in 1941, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Harold L. Ickes appointed her Field Representative to the Alaska Territory.

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Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum - New Exhibit

The Past Is in The Present: The Future Is Still in Our Hands

The Alaska Jewish Museum is excited to have been included in a new exhibit at the Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum, The Past Is in The Present: The Future Is Still in Our Hands. The exhibition’s aim is “to present some of the most prestigious and original museums around the world dedicated to Jewish culture, history (especially the Holocaust), and art, to the Chinese audience.”

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Presenting AJM’s New Series:

Conversations with the Curator

Conversations with:

  • Beverly Churchill
  • Michelle Keller
  • Vic Fischer
  • Nora Barlow

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