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A Religious Shrine at Ground Zero?

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Publication Date: January 2001

Publisher(s): National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership (U.S.)

Author(s): Daniel S. Brenner

Series: CLAL Community and Society Archive

Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive

Topic: Culture and religion (Symbols, emblems, and awards)
Culture and religion (Museums, memorials, and monuments)

Keywords: Memorial; Community Relations; Pluralism

Type: Other

Coverage: United States


The author proposes that an inter-religious shrine be built at Ground Zero. He explains that it will serve educational, religious and spiritual purposes. It will also send an important message to the Islamic world about the American commitment to religious freedom.