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  9/11/2013, Tishrei 7, 5774

Israeli Minister Laments 9/11 as "Hell on Earth"

Strategic Affairs Minister Yuval Steinitz participated in a ceremony marking 12 years since the September 11th attacks in the United States which killed over 3,000 civilians.  Steinitz likened it to "hell on earth. It was a watershed event and showed how dangerous terrorism can be not only to Israel but to the whole world." The commemoration took place near Jerusalem at the official 9/11 memorial in a JNF national park.