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This page is to commemorate those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks that took place on September 11, 2001. There are various resources throughout the page.
WORSHIP & PROGRAM MATERIALS
Support America's Wounded Soldiers
The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, as a result of 9/11, have resulted in rising rates of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) among veterans and a growing need for quality medical treatment of veterans. Help improve diagnosis and treatment of TBIs and mental illnesses in America’s veterans.
Fire Department Commemoration Ceremony
Rabbi David Segal of Aspen Jewish Congregation in Aspen, CO will be participating in the local Fire Department's commemoration ceremony as well as co-hosting an interfaith service of music, prayer and reflection.
Fordson: Faith, Fasting, Football & the American Dream
Temple Judea Mizpah of Skokie, IL, in partnership with local faith groups, will view Fordson, a film about a predominantly Arab-American high school football team in a working-class Detroit suburb.
Temple Israel of West Palm Beach, FL will co-host a service of reflection using poetry, images, music and meditation. [Flyer]
Shabbat Service with Name- Reading & Sculpture Display
Temple Concord's (Binghamton, NY) service will include name-reading and a display of a sculpture of a Pentagon grey base, two towers and the number 93, created with the help of Rabbi Barbara Goldman-Wartell in 2002.
Interfaith Community Remembrance
B'nai Yehuda Beth Sholom of Homewood, IL, in partnership with the local Ministerial Association, will participate in a remembrance ceremony with local clergy, the high school choir and orchestra.
Community Projects of Memorial
Congregation Beth Israel of Corpus Christi, TX is working with local faith groups to host commemoration services and volunteer opportunities. [Details]
Out of Many One: An Interfaith Remembrance of the 10th Anniversary of 9/11/01
Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple, in partnership with local faith groups has created a special video and community remembrance event. [Video]
Living as People of Faith in a Fearful World
Temple Sinai of Roslyn in Roslyn Heights, NY co-hosts a small-group interfaith study followed by a ceremony of mourning and hope. [Flyer]
Rabbi Darryl Crystal of Congregation Mickve Israel in Savannah, GA will be dedicating his sermon to 9/11 as well as include a remembrance in the service.
9/11: A Day of Caring for Our Planet, Education & Action
Temple Emeth of Teaneck, NJ will work alongside fellow faith groups to clean up a local park. [Flyer]
Multicultural Market Day & Interfaith Memorial Event
Temple B'nai Israel of Laconia, NH will celebrate diversity by participating in a Multicultural Market Day of ethnic food, entertainment and a community flag parade as well as a memorial event at a local church.
What Does it Mean for Us to Remember?
Rabbi Cookie Olshein of Congregation Beth Israel of Austin, TX has prepared a special remembrance service. [Service]
Temple Beth Israel of York, PA will hold a commemoration and healing service for the congregation. A main objective will be to provide an open space for individuals to share their feelings, 10 years later.
Reform Movement 9/11 Archives
September 11, 2011 URJ News Alert
Reform Jewish Leaders "Outraged" at Reports of Attacks Against Arab Americans & Muslim Americans
URJ Distributes $200,000 to 9/11 Fund - First Grant
URJ Distributes $1.2 Million to Help Those Affected by 9/11 Disaster
Reform Movement Distributes Additional $200,000, Latest Grants Bring Total to More Than $1.7 Million
Leader of North America's Largest Jewish Denomination Asks Muslims to Join in Dialogue