If you read this carefully, it’s remarkable the lengths that had to be gone to, to translate the concepts of Christianity in such different cultural terms.
One of many we saw. You may be surprised to learn about the history and purposes of totem poles.
Michael Chabon wrote a fantastic novel, The Yiddish Policemen’s Union, which imagines a Jewish protectorate in Sitka, Alaska (well worth reading, BTW). Upon debarking at Sitka and heading for a bus into town, we came upon this sign, displaying the type of Yiddish humor I’d expect from his characters.