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  Only 18 Members Remain in 2,300-Year-OldThe once thriving Jewish community of Antakya, Turkey has now dwindled to just 18 members as ... virtually all of Syria’s Jewish population was displaced, according to Al Jazeera. An estimated 30,000 Jews lived in Syria in 1947. By 1958, they were ...
Posted on 19 May 2014 | 5:26 am
  Next Door to War, There’s Money to Be MadeANTAKYA, Turkey — Wars, as businessmen have recognized for centuries ... a response, store owners said, to the money flooding into Antakya from Saudi Arabia and Qatar, which are believed to be financing many of the foreign fighters as they battle ...
Posted on 6 November 2013 | 9:42 am
  At schools in Turkey, Syrian children learnANTAKYA, Turkey — Math, science and tears marked the first day of school for Syrian refugee children in Turkey’s southernmost Hatay province. Children crammed into tiny rooms — some sitting three to a desk — in scattered apartment buildings with no ...
Posted on 2 October 2013 | 10:00 am
  Antakya, Turkey | A Biblical city’sOn a map of Turkey, the province of Hatay dangles gently from the line of the country’s southern border. Look closely and it almost looks like Turkey is gently dipping its feet into the surrounding area of Syria. Hatay’s history and culture is a rich ...
Posted on 8 March 2013 | 2:16 am
  U.S. Doctors Provide Supplies, Training ToSyria's health care system is collapsing after 21 months ... bringing in crucial supplies and providing training. In a hotel ballroom in Antakya, Turkey, Dr. Mazen Kewara slices open a dead sheep with a sharp surgical blade. "We will make clamping, like ...
Posted on 11 December 2012 | 5:07 am
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