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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Pro-Equality Group: Israel Questions US Activist at Airport

An undated portrait of Laura Mandel. (The News Deeply Blog) JERUSALEM — Israeli authorities extensively interrogated a Jewish American activist leaving the country about her work with a non-profit organization, the group said Tuesday. Israel has come un...