Tag: Ground Zero

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    “Have we healed? Yes, healed with a hole. It’s never a complete healing, but at least there a willingness to write a new chapter of life,” says Rabbi Joseph Potasnik, a New York Fire Department chaplain. More

    September 9, 2011 | Comments

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    “We think of 9/11 every day,” says Rabbi Joseph Potasnik of Congregation Mount Sinai in Brooklyn Heights. “All you do when it comes to the anniversary, you try to look back and say have I made a difference?” More

    September 7, 2011 | Comments

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    “I don’t believe there is an intrinsic sacredness in any site. We make them sacred in our visits,” says Judaic studies professor James Young, an authority on memorials. More

    September 2, 2011 | Comments

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    Despite America’s trials and tribulations, one of the country’s redeeming qualities is that somehow it eventually finds a way to “get it right.” More

    March 4, 2011 | Comments

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    Watch our annual reporters roundtable on the most important religion and ethics news of the past year. More

    December 22, 2010 | Comments

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    “This isn’t about bigotry. This isn’t about religious persecution. This really is about sensitivity and a profound sense of loss,” says Fordham University Law School professor Thane Rosenbaum. More

    September 3, 2010 | Comments

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    The controversy over building an Islamic center in Lower Manhattan, says this professor of religious studies, “is about what kind of a society we wish to be and to become.” More

    August 20, 2010 | Comments

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    Thousands of people every week are still visiting the site where the World Trade Center once stood. But five years since 9/11, Lucky Severson says, there’s still so much traffic and construction and so much controversy about how to rebuild that it’s hard to feel Ground Zero as sacred space. More

    September 8, 2006 | Comments

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    For members of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, which was totally demolished on 9/11, this anniversary serves as a reminder of how long it’s taking to rebuild. More

    September 9, 2005 | Comments

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    Several faith leaders reflect on the lingering spiritual impact of the September 11 attacks on New Yorkers — and themselves. More

    September 5, 2003 | Comments

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