Who would think that Israel might build a memorial to an event that rocked the USA back on September 11, 2001?  But they did, and it is an amazing gesture of friendship between our two countries.

 

Israel's Memorial
This is Israel’s memorial to 9/11.

 

 

Israel's Memorial
It is called the 9/11 Living Memorial Plaza.

 

 

Memorial Map
Completed in 2009 for $2 million, it sits on 5 acres of hillside, 20 miles from the center of Jerusalem.

 

 

9/11 Memorial
The memorial is a 30-foot, bronze American flag.
9/11 Memorial
That forms the shape of a flame to commemorate
the flames of the Twin Towers

 

 

 

 

9/11 Memorial
The base of the monument is made of melted steel
from the wreckage of the World Trade Center.

 

 

9/11 Memorial
And includes this engraving in Hebrew and English.

 

 

9/11 Memorial
This metal remnant was taken from the remains of the Twin Towers, that imploded on
September 11th disaster. It was sent over to Israel by the City of New York to be
incorporated in this memorial. This metal piece, like the entire monument, is a
manifestation of the special relationship between New York and Jerusalem

 

 

9/11 Memorial
Surrounding the monument are plaques
with the names of the victims of 9/11

 

 

9/11 Memorial
It is the only memorial outside the U.S. that includes
the names of all who perished in the terrorist attacks

 

 

9/11 Memorial
Including 5 Israeli citizens

 

 

9/11 Memorial
The site solemnly overlooks Jerusalem’s
largest cemetery, Har HaMenuchot

 

 

9/11 Memorial
The monument is often used for memorial services

 

 

9/11 Memorial
And commemoration services

 

 

9/11 Memorial
A powerful memorial from a powerful ally

GOD PROTECT THE USA AND IT’S ALLIES.

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