Synagogue Blasts Kill 20 in Istanbul Synagogue Blasts Kill 20 in Istanbul Only Available in Archive Formats. Real Media Windows Facebook Twitter Google+ Email November 15, 200312:00 AM ET Julie McCarthy Facebook Twitter Tumblr Instagram Explosions near two synagogues in Istanbul, Turkey, kill at least 20 people and wound hundreds. Hear NPR's Julie McCarthy. Facebook Twitter Google+ Email We no longer support commenting on NPR.org stories, but you can find us every day on Facebook, Twitter, email, and many other platforms. Learn more or contact us.