For many, 9/11 was a soul-searing episode that left them questioning life, the universe, and everything. But, as Jeffrey Shandler points out today in Tablet Magazine, for those whose faith in God dictates all of their lives, right down to each minute, such as American Hasidim, the attacks merely fortified preconceived notions about the preconception of all events.

Also, editorial assistant Stephanie Butnick provides her weekly round-up of the coming week’s Jewish cultural agenda.

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