With the 10 year anniversary of 9/11 this Sunday, people far and wide are doing all they can to remember, commemorate, and honor the tragedy of that day. If you’re looking for accounts from 2001 and what’s happened in the past 10 years, from a Jewish perspective, here are some links to get you started:
– 9/11 is a national day of service. Here’s a database of places where you can volunteer.
– Irving “Yitz” Greenberg noted that Israel’s experience with terror offered American Jews the chance to share Jewish and Israeli experiences with the rest of America.
– The UJA-Federation of New York has put together a list of resources on 9/11 including readings, prayers, and songs of healing.
– 10 years worth of articles about 9/11 from The Jewish Week.
– The New York Times tells us how to teach kids about 9/11 in our schools, and why it’s important we do.
– The Forward highlights a study which suggests religious victims coped better with the attacks.
– Jay Rosen, the chairman of the Journalism Department of NYU, shares the e-mails he sent out on 9/11 and the days following.