On Tuesday, July 20th, a program was held at the Bus 19 site. One of the program participants was viewing the Bus when they noticed two small books; one on the floor by the drivers seat and the other in the change cup to the right of the drivers seat. we are unsure as to [...]
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I attended an event today at the Bus 19 site at Camp Shoresh. The Sklar Family, owner of Reliable Recycling, donated 11 camp scholarships in memory of the 11 victims who died in the terrorist bombing back in January, 2004. The Bus had traveled to The Hague and then around the United States by a [...]
The Bus 19 Project Committee is looking for individuals who can assist with finding,writing and winning education-based grants. The Bus 19 Project fund-raising initiatives will primarily be grass-root efforts targeting diverse communities and individuals. However, the educational focus of the Project and its corresponding curriculum is a perfect opportunity for organizations with education-based grants to [...]
I met with Maayan Jaffe this morning to share the latest happenings with the Bus 19 Project. Maayan is very involved with writing stories surrounding the Jewish Community and various local causes. I thought she’d be a great person to write an on-going story about the Bus 19 Project as it evolves. So far so [...]
I had a very productive meeting this morning at my alma mater; the University of Maryland at College Park. I went to visit Kate Izsak, PH.D. She’s the Assistant Director for Education at START (National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism). START is one of 13 Centers of Excellence of the [...]
We had a very nice meeting this morning with the exhibit company and the construction architects, Miner Feinstein, at the offices of Xibitz. Brenda Margolis, Bus 19 Project designer, was able to meet the architects and the exhibit company who will be helping construct the Bus 19 Memorial Garden and Education Pavilion.
I also heard back [...]
It seems somebody left their SUV in the middle of Times Square with a timing device attached to a few propane tanks. The bomb squads also removed gasoline and explosive powders from the vehicle. According to the article at FoxNews.com, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Sunday that the incident could be a possible terrorist attack. [...]
Reviewed the architectural and construction numbers this afternoon with Holland Construction. Meeting with Xibitz tomorrow morning to discuss the exhibit numbers. Spoke with One Family Fund yesterday to discuss using their resources in Israel to contact the families of the victims and the survivors of the tragedy; need to create an archive of interviews, images [...]
Today Israel remembers the soldiers who died in defense of the country and the civilian victims of terror both at home and in the Diaspora. I wanted to recognize the victims of the Bus 19 bombing that perished on January 29th, 2004 in Jerusalem, Israel:
Avraham (Albert) Balhasan, 28, of Jerusalem
Rose Boneh, 39, of Jerusalem
Hava Hannah [...]
I saw this article on Fox News and had to (sadly) chuckle. Our buses and trains are so open to a terrorist strike, it’s a miracle that it hasn’t happened yet.
In short, the article read, “Sen. Joe Lieberman warned Sunday that America’s trains, subways and buses are “vulnerable” to the kinds of horrific terror attacks that have [...]