News Brief 9/11/2013, Tishrei 7, 5774
“On that Day, a Nation became a Family"
Twelve years after the al Qaeda 9/11 attacks on the United States which killed almost 3,000 people, Americans will mark this year's anniversary with a series of events across the country.
In New York, a citywide moments of silence will be held at 8:46 a.m. (1246 GMT) and 17 minutes later, at 9.03 a.m., the two moments when jets struck the north and south towers of the World Trade Center. Further moments of silence are also scheduled marking the other attacks that took place twelve years ago today along with the moments both towers collapsed.