Daily Archives: December 16, 2014


Dan Fellner Bit by Travel Bug on Israel Trip

Dan Fellner’s first extensive overseas trip was a 1987 visit to Israel. He says the trip “got me hooked on international travel … and fueled my desire to learn about Jewish communities in foreign countries.” Since then Fellner has visited about 115 countries (including a return to Israel in 1997) and has received multiple grants…


Frozen Chosen

They proudly call themselves “the frozen chosen.” It’s a clever moniker, and one that fits. Located less than 150 miles south of the Arctic Circle, the small and tight-knit Jewish community of Fairbanks, Alaska, must endure long, dark and brutally cold winters in a remote place where being an observant Jew can be as taxing…

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