Photo of Shoshana Blum, a 20-year-old junior at City College of New York

Stabbings, Shootings, Assaults Weigh on US Jewish Youth

NEW YORK — When a man spewed anti-Semitic slurs and spat on her face, Shoshana Blum remembered her ancestors who survived the Holocaust, and instead of looking down - she defiantly stared at him eye to eye. “It’s important to stand strong in my Judaism. If ...
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Residents of Mexican Town Struggle With Fear After Massacre

LA MORA, Mexico — After holding funerals for and burying some of the nine American women and children slain in a cartel ambush, residents of this town of about 300 are coming to grips with the fear the attacks inspired among the tightly knit community. "I d...
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Turkish Patriotism on Display Amid Syria Operation

AKCAKALE, Turkey — National soccer team players give military salutes during international matches, Turkish flags flutter from balconies and storefronts, songs extolling the glory days of the Ottoman Empire blare from a border town's loudspeakers, punctuated b...