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September 11

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I Have Never Seen the Video of the Planes Crashing Into the Twin Towers

That’s right. I haven’t seen the video of the planes crashing into the towers. Nor have I seen the video of desperate people in the towers jumping out their windows. I don’t believe I have seen the video of the towers crashing down either. On 9/11/01 I was in yeshiva. (See: 9/11 Reflections) I had no access to TV or the Internet. My entire perception of…

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My Favorite Post 9|11 Photo

This photo has been sitting on my desktop since 9|11 2010. I had been saving it for today. I love this photo. To me, it exemplifies the perfect and most appropriate reaction to tragedy. In place of the Twin Towers destroyed by evil, are two beams of light soaring high into the night. The physical towers are gone. But their light, their non-physical presence lives…

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Personalizing 9|11

There are seemingly infinite ways to commemorate 9|11. I plan several posts over the weekend to express my feelings, memories and hope for this important day in American history. The first of these posts illustrates to me that 9|11 really has two components. The national component and the personal. On a national level we were thrust into mourning and war. It is a war that…

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