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Where was I on 9/11 morning?

Where were you on September 11, 2001? It is a question we have all asked and have been asked.

Here is where I was, and I will never forget it:

At the time, I was studying at the Rabbinical College in Detroit. That morning, I and some fellow students were supposed to rent a car together to drive to New York for Rosh Hashana. Travelling by plane would have been much faster, but being that we were students we usually settled with a car ride. The drive to New York is always very pleasant, with some stops at the rest areas. I always remember the stops in Pennsylvania, where we used to meet the Amish, and for a minute thought 'Hey, we can get some more guys for a minyan, for evening services'. We also always knew at which exits off the &… Read More »

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