It’s been 20 years since the attacks on 9 September 2001 that killed more than 3 000 people. But the sight of the planes hijacked by Al Qaeda terrorists slamming into key American landmarks has been burnt into the memories of many.
For those who were there it wasn’t just the sight that was horrific – the smell of smoke and sound of sirens are also ingrained in their minds.
South African Jonathan Kantor might be alive today only thanks to the fact that he overslept that day. He was a student at the Jewish university Ohr Somayach Monsey at the time.