National September 11 Memorial & Museum
September 12th is very special day. Every year, reliably, something big happens on that day. This year is no different. The
The May decision to chasten the Saudi religious police was of course taken, as all major decisions are, by the royal family
My wish is that by supporting the Museum I'm doing what little I can to preserve the memory of Deputy Chief Jimmy Riches' son and the nearly 3,000 other victims of the attacks.
As Jews, we know all too well from our own history the power of language and imagery that stereotype, scapegoat and dehumanize people. We are angry and saddened to learn that the National September 11 Memorial Museum is airing a video that does just that.
The curators and staff of the museum are admirable and dedicated, but some of the leadership is operating in an unaccountable and closed manner.
There are some pretty incredible documentaries on Netflix these days, and now you can add "16 Acres" to that list. Chronicling
It is crucial that the terminology the museum uses in this section not generalize and blame the world's Muslims as a whole. We do not provoke Christians by calling the Kansas shooter a product of "Christian terrorism" and implicitly blaming the religion, so why do we continue to tolerate the term "Islamic terrorism?"
"You can see the face clear as day, as if it’s looking down over a sacred spot," a visitor told The Sun, a British newspaper
Inspired by the efforts of the "Friends of the Lower West Side" and the Save Washington Street coalition to protect the last traces of Manhattan's Little Syria neighborhood, Turkish director Özge Dogan completed an extraordinary documentary film called The Sacred in 2012.
CLARIFICATION: This story has been updated to reflect the comments of spokespersons from both Goldman Sachs and Cantor Fitzgerald