Park51 Owners File Permits for Demolition

Future plans for the controversial Lower Manhattan site not yet known

Art Spiegelman’s 9/11 ‘New Yorker’ Cover

How a family collaboration 12 years ago became an indelible part of history

Remembering Tech Titan Danny Lewin, the Fighting Genius on Flight 11

The first victim of the 9/11 attacks was a veteran of an elite IDF unit, as well as an innovative Internet entrepreneur

IDF Reserves Called Up; Disraeli the Style Icon

Plus the Israeli Embassy posts on BuzzFeed, and more in the news

How Ed Koch Honored My Son

The late New York mayor told me he wanted to be remembered by my son Daniel Pearl’s final words: ‘I am Jewish.’

Joel Meyerowitz Looks Back

Celebrating a half-century of work, the photographer recalls his Bronx childhood and days at Ground Zero

Rudy Giuliani’s New Low

‘America’s Mayor,’ who once called for U.S. intervention in Kosovo, is now consulting for Serbian nationalists

The Devil in Sarah Stein

Thane Rosenbaum’s young-adult novel The Stranger Within Sarah Stein, takes on the Holocaust and Sept. 11 but can’t reconcile Jewish past and future

Nobody Likes You When You’re 23

Comment of the Week

National Disunity

Sunday’s Sept. 11 commemorations were sober and apolitical. But some commentary on the anniversary, like from Paul Krugman, was anything but.

Forget 9/11

Or, if you must, celebrate it on 5/2

We Sons of 9/11

Comment of the Week

Disaster Preparedness

A new anthology, Contending with Catastrophe, asks preeminent Orthodox rabbis to make sense of Sept. 11

Friday Night Lights

Ten years after Sept. 11, in a Lower Manhattan neighborhood that hasn’t had a dedicated Jewish sanctuary since before the Civil War, a new synagogue opens

Grounded

My father died on Sept. 9, 2001. The terrorist attacks two days later delayed his burial, a violation of Jewish law, but ultimately at least made me feel less alone in my grief.

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