Article on Alaskan Jewish History [February 2002] "Eighty-one percent of Alaskan Jews today live in the three largest cities, Anchorage, Fairbanks, and Juneau. The remaining 19% live in rural small cities (Sitka, Kenai, Homer, Nome, Ketchikan, Kotzubue, Soldotna, Haines, and Bethel) with populations of less than 10,000 and Jewish populations of 1 to 71. In at least 9 Alaskan cities, one or more formal Jewish communal organizations exist, serving a statewide Jewish population of some 3,500-4,000." [August 2005]
How to Find Your Gold Rush Relative: Sources on the Klondike and Alaska gold rushes, 1896-1914. Compiled by R. Bruce Parham, May 1997 (Updated April 2001)
National Archives and Records Administration-Pacific Alaska Region
SYNAGOGUES IN ALASKA
- Alaskan Jews a Rare Breed: Brandeis Professor Charts Jewish in 'Last Frontier,' by Michael Gelbwasser, Jewish Advocate, December 14, 1995
- Bloom, Jessie S. (1963), The Jews of Alaska (American Jewish Archives, Cincinnati, OH, Vol. XV, No. 2, November 1963. pp. 97-116.
- Chihuly: The Jerusalem Wall of Ice, by William Warmus, Artfocus magazine, Winter/Spring 2000
- From Fairbanks to Anchorage, Alaska Surprisingly Jewish, by Lewis E. Lachter, MetroWest Jewish News, August 17, 1995
- Glanz, Rudolph (1953), The Jews in American Alaska, 1867-1880 (H.H. Glanz, New York).
- Gruber, Ruth (2002), Inside of Time: My Journey From Alaska to Israel, (Carroll and Graf Publishers, New York).
- Reisman, Bernard (1999), 'Alaskan Jews Discover the Last Frontier,' Sander L. Gilman &
- Robert and Jessie Bloom Papers 1897-1980 Manuscript Collection No. 93 Inventory, Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives.
- Milton Shain, eds., Jewries at the Frontier, (University of Illinois Press, Urbana & Chicago, 1999).