Talk of Alaska: Alaskans respond to anti-Semitism in and outside Alaska

Opponents of the proposed Anchorage mask mandate in the Anchorage Assembly chambers on Sept. 29,2021. Several adorned their clothes with a Star of David, drawing concern from some of Anchorage’s Jewish residents. (Wesley Early/AKPM)

The Holocaust took place about 80 years ago, but the horror of so many lives lost still haunts the world. Recent incidents of anti-Semitism nationally and in Alaska have highlighted the need to continue educating people about the pain and violence that bigotry can produce if allowed to go unchecked. 

Listen here:

HOST: Lori Townsend

GUESTS:

  • Robin Dern, board member, Anti-Defamation League
  • Miri Cypers, Northwest Regional Director, Anti-Defamation League
  • Rabbi Yosef Greenberg, Lubavitch Jewish Center of Alaska

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Call 907-550-8422 (Anchorage) or 1-800-478-8255 (statewide) during the live broadcast.

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LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022 at 10 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.
LIVE Web stream: Click here to stream.

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Adelyn Baxter is Alaska Public Media's program producer. Reach her at abaxter@alaskapublic.org.