US ambassador Dan Shapiro speaking at the September 11 memorial in Jerusalem..
(photo credit: KKL-JNF)
The US Embassy in Israel on Sunday morning was commemorating 15 years since the September 11, 2001 terror attacks.
The ceremony, held in partnership with KKL/Jewish National Fund - JNF, tooke place at the 9/11 Living Memorial site in Jerusalem.
Speakers included US Embassy representatives as well as representatives from the Jewish National Fund and family members of Israel victims of the attacks.
The series of attacks claimed by al-Qaida took the lives of nearly 3,000 victims in New York, Washington DC and Pennsylvania.
The 9/11 memorial in Jerusalem is the only one outside of the US that lists all of the names of the attacks' victims along with their countries of origin.