Like slain exchange student Andrew Pochter, young Jews are flocking to the Muslim world to build bridges. They find obstacles abroad — and uneasy questions at home.
Like Andrew Pochter, a Jewish student writes that she came to Egypt to help build peace and understanding. It’s not easy when you often have to hide your true identity.
Mass demonstrations across Egypt on Sunday may determine its future, two and half years after people power toppled a dictator they called Pharaoh and ushered in a democracy crippled by bitter divisions.
Andrew Pochter may have been killed by either side in Egypt’s escalating war on the streets. But the killers almost certainly didn’t know he was Jewish.
Andrew Pochter, who was stabbed to death in Egypt, was remembered as a curious, passionate and idealistic young man. His Jewish values led him back to the turbulent Middle East.
American Jewish student Andrew Pochter was stabbed to death in anti-government protests in Egypt. The suburban Washington D.C. native was teaching children English.