Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur in a Changed America

September 17, 2001

Source: American Jewish Committee

On September 17, 2001, the American Jewish Committee's Executive Director, David A. Harris, issued a statement for Rosh Hashana. This statement mourned the loss of life, praised the rescue efforts, and hoped for "a year ahead that brings us closer to the realization that we are one human family created in God’s image."