Yesterday New York and the whole country commemorated the 10th anniversary of 9/11. (Check out Repair the World’s coverage, here.) Today, the many moods of such an emotionally charged day – devastation and comfort, fear and love, sadness and profound hope – remain with us, and we will carry them with us. In honor of yesterday’s memorial and with the hope of moving forward with resilience and compassion, here is a collection of inspiring posts from around the web.
- The Huffington Post published a story about how forming non-profit organizations helped ease the grief for families of 9/11 victims.
- Tablet offers a story (and beautiful video!) of service and rebuilding, as a team of experts and volunteers work to recreate one of Poland’s stunning wooden synagogues, which were all destroyed in World War II.
- GOOD is on a roll with their “30 Days of Good” challenge. Today’s challenge is to do something nice for your neighbor.
- The Avodah blog published an essay by Laura Taishaff about how working with Repair the World partner organizations Avodah and Moishe House have strengthened her commitment to both service and Jewish life.
- eJewishPhilanthropy reported that the Schusterman Foundation will put support behind creating engaging experiences to inspire young Jewish service leaders and professionals.