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One Year Later

One year after 9/11: Reflections on the tragedy, its aftermath, and the lessons we must learn from the events of that fateful day.

One Year Later
Nine, Eleven and Ten
Where have I heard the numbers 9/11 before? Then it comes to me. In Sefer Yetzirah, the oldest Kabbalistic text, a cryptic phrase states: Ten sefirot of nothingness; ten and not nine, ten and not eleven . . .
The Burning Palace
A man was traveling when he saw a palace in flames. He wondered: "Is it possible that the palace lacks an owner?" Thus, says an ancient Midrash, Judaism was born