Stabbings, shootings, assaults weigh on US Jewish youth

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LUIS ANDRES HENAO Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — 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. The 20-year-old junior at City College of New York left the subway in tears. But months after the attack, she continues to wear proudly the same Star of David necklace she wore that day, and on Sunday, she joined thousands of people in a solidarity march against a rise in anti-Semitism and acts of hate. "It's important to stand strong in my Judaism," she said. "If this is what's happening when we're out being proud Jewish people, what's it going to be like if we're afraid and in hiding?" Many young Jewish people in the United States say th
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