Friday, October 24, 2014 Tishri 30, 5775

By:
Abby Stamelman Hocky
When extremists attacked the United States on Sept. 11, 2001, it was, at the heart of it, an attack on our ideals and on our founding principles as a nation -- on democracy, freedom, pluralism. It was an attack on our core belief that all perspectives have a place and a voice -- and we can talk to one another...
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EDITOR'S NOTE: We asked our readers to tell us where they were when they learned about the Sept. 11 terror attacks.
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We Jews are good at remembering. We are commanded to remember, lizkor , in myriad ways throughout the year: We say Yizkor for a deceased relative; we mark the horrors of the Holocaust with Yom Hashoah and pay tribute to Israel's fallen soldiers with Yom Hazikaron. But how do we best remember the nearly 3,000 victims of the Sept. 11...
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One reader demands a little "journalistic courtesy" while another asks what the letters ADL really stand for.
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By:
Abraham H. Foxman
The terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, were a national and personal tragedy. It was one of the darkest days in the history of America. Many of us knew people who died that day at the World Trade Center. But it was also a day of resolve. For those of us who have been combating hate for decades, we realized...
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