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Subject:Update to share
Date:Wed, 19 Sep 2001 21:21:01 -0700 (PDT)

Family and Friends,
I just received this e-mail from a girlfriend of mine and wanted to share =
her first hand accounts with you. It put a lump in my throat and brought =
tears to my eyes. I ache for those people, all people, our nation and our=
world. May God bless you, and may you feel blessed each and every day by=
his presence! =20
----- Original Message ----- =20
From: Joyce Zylberberg =20
Sent: Wednesday, September 19, 2001 7:08 AM
Subject: Update
First, let me thank you again for your thoughts and concerns. =20
I did make it out of the city for a long weekend and truly got to unwind. =
Many people out in the Hamptons are contributing to the cause in several =
ways and like the rest of the country the mood is somber. However, life is=
still beautiful there. I rode my bicycle everyday, canoed, walked on the=
beach and went to interesting dinners. But then I came back. The bus I =
was on was stopped and searched before entering the Midtown tunnel, which =
leads into the city. Everyone, including the driver was asked for pictur=
e ID. I came back because Monday evening started the Jewish New Year and =
I had dinner with my family in the city. After dinner, my brother-in-law,=
my cousin (visiting from Israel) and I went downtown to ground zero. It =
is off limits to anyone other than the military, firefighters and the poli=
ce, but I got this unique opportunity to enter the belly of the beast beca=
use my friend who has a restaurant down in Tribeca set up a hot meal zone =
in one of the damaged buildings. He and his staff are the only non offici=
als allowed there. I went to help serve. Getting down was a struggle in =
itself. I passed through many blockades guarded by the military, and fina=
lly had a police escort get me all the way down. No matter how I describe=
what I saw, I couldn't possibly give an accurate picture of the devastati=
on. The only thing I can tell you is that it is so much larger in life. =
The piece of facade of one of the towers that you have seen on the news an=
d in all the papers spans one full city block. There were firefighting cr=
ews from California, Ohio, Indiana and more. I spoke with many.=20
Yesterday I went to synagogue. The experience was intense. We waited on =
a line that went around the block before going through metal detectors to =
get in. I sat next to a Managing Director of Cantor Fitzgerald, who was l=
ate to work on Tuesday. He lost all 200 of his staff as well as 500 who d=
id not work directly for him. The woman in front of me lost her son. We =
had several firefighters visit the temple and, as you can imagine, they wa=
lked into a full five minutes of cheers and applause. It was so touching.=
No dry eyes.
I realize I'm rambling but thought you might be interested in a first hand=
All my best to you,
Joyce Zylberberg
tel: 212 661-3580
cel: 917 837-0073