The DePaulia

Modern anti-semitism changes young Jews

Students from a school near Squirrel Hill react following a funeral service at the Jewish Community Center on Tuesday Oct. 30, 2018.

Courtney Lewis, Contributing Writer

November 12, 2018

At 13 years old, I didn’t have a care in the world. I was living with my family in the town of Deerfield, on Chicago’s North Shore, going to school, cheerleading practice, Deerfield Square after class – and synagogue. In heavily-Jewish, affluent Deerfield, I never thought twice about being Jewish....

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