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. This is Israel’s memorial to 9/11. It is called the 9/11 Living Memorial Plaza. Completed in 2009 for $2 million, it sits on 5 acres of hillside, 20 miles from the center of Jerusalem. The memorial is a 30-foot, bronze American flag. That forms the shape of a flame to commemoratethe flames of the Twin Towers The base of the monument is made of melted steelfrom the wreckage of the World Trade Center. And includes this engraving in Hebrew and English. This metal remnant was taken from the remains of the Twin Towers, that imploded onSeptember 11th disaster. It was sent over to Israel by the City of New York to beincorporated in this memorial. This metal piece, like the entire monument, is amanifestation of the special relationship between New York and Jerusalem Surrounding the monument are plaqueswith the names of the victims of 9/11 It is the only memorial outside the U.S. that includesthe names of all who perished in the terrorist attacks Including 5 Israeli citizens The site solemnly overlooks Jerusalem’slargest cemetery, Har HaMenuchot The monument is often used for memorial services And commemoration services A powerful memorial from a powerful ally GOD PROTECT THE USA AND IT’S ALLIES.