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  • The legacy of 9/11 hero Danny Lewin

    October 9, 2013 | 3:40 pm

    At the center of the 9/11 attacks against the United States by Islamofascist terror, an unlikely hero played a largely unknown role. He sacrificed his life in an attempt to stop the hijacking of one of the planes that later crashed into the North Tower of the World Trade Center. He...

  • Daniel Pearl Fellows: Reshaping hate

    By Rob Eshman

    August 28, 2013 | 1:35 pm

    On the evening of Aug. 22, I had a public conversation with three Muslim journalists, two from Pakistan and one from Bangladesh, at the Los Angeles Press Club. All three were in the United States as Daniel Pearl Journalism Fellows, a program to introduce Muslim journalists to...

  • No one loves the stranger

    By Gina Nahai

    May 15, 2013 | 9:49 am

    I know what happened with those three women in Cleveland, how one man was able to imprison and torture them in the middle of a residential neighborhood for 10 years, even though he had grown children, brothers, cousins who visited the house for hours at a time. It’s not a pretty...

  • Kenneth Feinberg: The 9/11 mediator who listens

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    September 11, 2012 | 12:20 pm

    When massive tragedy strikes in the United States, when half a dozen or a score or thousands of people are killed in a single incident, when disaster hits a region, Kenneth Feinberg often gets a call.

    The Washington attorney is perhaps best known for his work as the administrator...

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  • September 11, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    September 11, 2012 | 1:53 am

    In-depth

    Jews Question Their Future in Germany

    The bitterness of the debate over circumcision and ongoing anti-Semitic attacks have made some in Germany's 100,000-strong Jewish community question their presence in the country, says Der Spiegel.   

    The main synagogue of the...

  • September 11

    By Ilana Angel

    September 10, 2012 | 5:16 pm

    On September 11, 2001, 2,819 people were killed in the attacks on America.  We must never forget what happened, or those that were lost. These are the names of people who died on that horrible day.  Remember.  Pray.  Keep the faith.

    WORLD TRADE CENTER Gordon M. Aamoth,...

  • Q&A with the 'Ground Zero' Imam

    By Dennis Prager

    July 24, 2012 | 4:48 pm

    On July 20, Jewish Journal columnist Dennis Prager conducted a lengthy interview on his radio show with Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, author of “What’s Right with Islam Is What’s Right with America,” who is best known for his plans to build an Islamic community center, including a...

  • Mo. candidate says no Jews died in 9/11 WTC bombing

    July 11, 2012 | 10:48 am

    A candidate for state office in Missouri said that no Jews died in the World Trade Center on 9/11 and alleged that Jews were involved in the deadly attack.

    MD Rabbi Alam, who is running for the Democratic nomination for secretary of state in Missouri, in a story that appeared...

  • Writer’s Guild to Honor ‘Extremely’ Talented Screenwriter Eric Roth

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    January 26, 2012 | 1:05 pm

    Several weeks before he was to receive the lifetime achievement award from the Writers Guild of America, West, Eric Roth was in his study in Malibu conducting a breezy conversation that veered from his communist Jewish parents to his Oscar-winning screenplay for “Forrest Gump.”...

  • TV Military Drama ‘Homeland’ Taps Into America’s Psyche

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    October 19, 2011 | 4:04 pm

    Producer and writer Howard Gordon’s TV shows have reflected uncannily the American psyche since the attacks on the World Trade Center in 2001.

    “24,” the Fox drama he helped mold into the Emmy-winning thriller about terrorist-busting super patriot Jack Bauer, premiered just...

  • ADL supports World Trade Center cross

    September 14, 2011 | 12:05 pm

    The Anti-Defamation League said it supports the inclusion of the World Trade Center cross in the permanent memorial to 9/11 victims at Ground Zero.

    The American Atheists organization, which advocates an “absolute separation” of government and religion, filed a lawsuit last month...

  • 10 years after 9/11, what has changed?

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    September 7, 2011 | 2:14 pm

    Even before the 110-story cloud of smoke cleared 10 years ago, America, and American Jews, grappled with a new desire to seek out the enemy — on the one hand to thwart him, and on the other to find out who he is, why he hates us so much and what we can do about it.

    That desire...

  • One woman’s political awakening

    September 7, 2011 | 2:08 pm

    Sept. 11 is partly responsible for my choice of career. In 2001, I was an architecture student, even if a disillusioned one, completely uninterested in politics and affairs of the world.

    9/11 changed that.

    Sept. 11, 2001, was just another lazy evening for me in Lahore. I had my...

  • Afghanistan’s turning point

    September 7, 2011 | 2:07 pm

    It was a decade ago that a number of terrorists conducted the most horrifying attack on the United States. They hit two big planes into the World Trade Center, targeted the Pentagon with a third, and, in a failed attempt, crashed a fourth in Pennsylvania, all together killing...

  • Lee Baca: Talk to people—Then arrest the right ones

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    September 7, 2011 | 2:01 pm

    For many, the world changed on Sept. 11, 2001. For Lee Baca, who had been elected Los Angeles County Sheriff three years earlier, his job changed, too.

    “It had to change radically,” Baca said.

    In the immediate aftermath of 9/11, it was Baca’s job to tamp down tensions...

  • Opinion: 9/11, 10 years later

    By Rob Eshman

    September 7, 2011 | 1:52 pm

    When I was in New York last week, I prowled Ground Zero. I couldn’t actually touch it — the entire site is now a massive construction zone, a concatenation of Shanghais, encircled in chain link, surrounded by uniformed officers of the New York City Police Department.

    I crossed...

  • Opinion: Memorializing Sept. 11

    September 7, 2011 | 12:58 pm

    As we reach the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, there is a fundamental problem in the task of its memorialization and remembrance.

    On Sept. 11, 2011, a decade after the attacks, there is no closure. The legacy of 9/11 remains unclear.

    Permit me to explain why: There is a...

  • Ten years later, terrorists still using immigration loopholes

    September 6, 2011 | 12:43 pm

    Terrorism and U.S. immigration policies are closely linked. We have made some progress since terrorists killed 3,000 innocent people in New York and Pennsylvania and at the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001, but clearly not enough.

    All 19 of the 9/11 hijackers entered the country with...

  • Anti-Semitic conspiracy theories about 9/11 persist

    September 6, 2011 | 11:20 am

    Osama bin Laden is dead. A new skyscraper is rising at the site of the old World Trade Center. U.S. troops are withdrawing from Iraq and Afghanistan.

    Ten years later, the physical legacies of 9/11 attacks are fading into history. Yet the conspiracy theories about who “really”...

  • Dept. of Remembrance: Watching over the 9/11 dead with shmira

    September 1, 2011 | 1:46 pm

    It was an ominous hum.

    A dozen refrigerated trucks loaded with the body parts of victims of the 9/11 attacks filled a cavernous tent across the street from the Office of the City Medical Examiner, their low-pitched buzz an eerie soundtrack to the solemn work being carried out at the...

  • For Daniel Agami, 9/11 attack was a call to service—and to tragic destiny

    August 31, 2011 | 2:28 pm

    Daniel Agami was working as a disc jockey in South Florida when the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 changed the trajectory of his life.

    Suddenly it didn’t feel like performing at events and parties for well-known entertainers was all Agami, then 22, could be doing with his talents. For...

  • Solving a grim Jewish quandary after the attacks: Avoiding agunah problems for 9/11 widows

    August 31, 2011 | 11:25 am

    When unthinkable disaster struck a decade ago and close to 3,000 people were murdered at the World Trade Center, the scale of destruction created a unique challenge for victims’ families: identification of the dead.

    With only fragmented human remains and degraded DNA left in the...

  • Solving a grim Jewish quandary after the attacks: Avoiding agunah problems for 9/11 widows

    August 25, 2011 | 12:59 pm

    When unthinkable disaster struck a decade ago and close to 3,000 people were murdered at the World Trade Center, the scale of destruction created a unique challenge for victims’ families: identification of the dead.

    With only fragmented human remains and degraded DNA left in the...

  • World Trade Center relic installed at Beverly Hills’ 9/11 Memorial Garden

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    July 26, 2011 | 2:47 pm

    When the towers of the World Trade Center fell on September 11, 2001, wreckage was strewn across Lower Manhattan. Papers from offices fluttered all the way into Brooklyn. And as cities across the country prepare to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks, the...

  • New footage of 9/11 shows bird’s-eye-view of towers collapsing [VIDEO]

    March 7, 2011 | 8:45 am

    New footage documenting the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York were released on Monday, featuring a 17-minute video filmed by an NYPD officer circling the collapsing towers in a helicopter.

    According to the American blog The Gothamist, the footage was sent...

  • Saving by remembering, first impression

    August 28, 2008 | 12:30 am

    Saving by Remembering

    A little more than a month ago, Rabbi Levi Meier, died after a yearlong battle with brain cancer ("Rabbi Levi Meier, Whose Pulpit Was Hospital Rooms, Dies at 62,"). He was a man who cut a broad swath through the Los Angeles Jewish community, as captured by...
  • VIDEO: Architecture as experience - Daniel Libeskind

    July 11, 2008 | 6:19 pm


    Celebrated architect Daniel Libeskind discusses his views of architecture as a spiritual and aesthetic experience, citing the examples of two sites he designed: the rebuilding of New York City’s World Trade Center, and San Francisco’s Contemporary Jewish Museum.

     

     

  • ‘World Trade Center’ Writer Views Film as Catharsis

    By Morris Newman

    August 4, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    "I wanted the movie to be a catharsis," says Andrea Berloff, the screenwriter of "World Trade Center," the Oliver Stone-directed docudrama that opens Aug. 9. "I've felt that way from the beginning."

    The film is a surprising coup for the young writer, a soft-spoken graduate of...

  • Drawing on Sept. 11

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    January 6, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    As he outran the toxic cloud of the dying World Trade Center, Art Spiegelman heard the voice of his father, the Holocaust survivor: "The world is treacherous. Keep your bags packed."

    "My initial response was 'grab the family and flee,'" the famed cartoonist said of Sept. 11....

  • Israelis Sue Over Sept. 11 Arrests

    By Uriel Heilman

    September 23, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Paul Kurzberg, an Israeli from Pardess Hanna, was in the office of his New Jersey moving company on Sept. 11, 2001, when the first plane hit the World Trade Center.

    Like many Israeli movers in the New York area, Kurzberg, who was in his late 20s, was not legally authorized to work...

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