Thursday, September 11, 2014

9/11/14 the Bar Mitzvah Memorial Year

     9/11 or Patriot Day as I once noticed they are calling it is again upon us. I still have a knot in my stomach when I think about it. It was the day America's innocence was lost.
    What can I say. The world is in just as big a mess if not bigger than it was 13 years ago. I suppose its the bar mitzvah memorial year. Now what would the haftorah be?
     A thirteen year old is a big  kid. There are thirteen year old kids out there who for them 9/11 is a history lesson. Time just goes on... I guess this how elderly people feel. One remembers certain events so clearly you almost forget how long ago they occurred.
    I pray for peace in the world . I pray for peace in the United States.  I pray for peace in Israel. I pray for an end to terrorism.



Mighty Garnel Ironheart said...

I think people overstate the effect of 9/11 on the American psyche.
You currently have a president who is even more of an isolationist and narcissist than the one who, in the late 1990's, ignored Al-Qaeda's buildup. You have a shrinking American military more afraid to act than ever. You have continued coarsening of public culture and a political correctness that refuses to brand Islam as what it is. How did 9/11 change any of that for the better?

Steve said...

Interesting that it's the bar mitzvah anniversary, nice insight! I find the celebrations downtown a little disconcerting, as this was a battleground in which we were not victorious, nor is the war over. We can celebrate Pearl Harbor because we won that war, but I doubt the Japanese have marching bands in Hiroshima on August 6. Maybe it is our Dunkirk, a loss with a silver lining. So perhaps we can instead celebrate for what the day said about the American spirit and hope.

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Mr. Cohen said...

Speech Exposes UN’s Hatred of Israel & Jews:

Mr. Cohen said...

Now is a good time to start praying for an easy fast on Yom Kippur; for yourself and for all Jews everywhere.