KKL monument for victims of September 11th attacks
KKL monument for victims of September 11th attacks Yoav Ari Dudkevitch / FLASH90

A memorial ceremony for the over 3000 victims of the September 11th, 2001 terror attacks in New York and Washington is being held at the Jewish National Fund 9/11 Living Memorial.

Ronald Lauder, Chairman of JNF-USA:

"On September 11th, 2001, Americans showed a great courage and bravery, risking and giving their lives to save people that they never met. This is a courage that Israelis can understand. The soul of a free people will always rise over hate. Liberty will always triumph, because people fundamentally want to be free."

US Ambassador Daniel Shapiro:

Dep. Chairman of KKL-JNF Mike Nitzan:

MK Michel Oren, former Israeli Ambassador to the US:

US Ambassador Dan Shapiro lays a wreath
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Laying a wreath at JNF 9/11 memorial
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Attendees at 9/11 memorial ceremony
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Dignitaries at 9/11 memorial
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American and Israeli policemen and officials also took part in the memorial ceremony.

credit: דוברות המשטרה
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