by Omar Sacirbey for One Nation Indivisible
We’ve always been on the defensive….And here, we’re not on the defensive, we’re taking part in something big, something that’s sending a positive message. – Karim Khayati, a Muslim who emigrated from Tunisia to Nebraska in 1998
Immigration has transformed our nation’s religious landscape. In Omaha, Nebraska, three faiths – Jewish, Muslim and Episcopalian – respond to change by coming together to share space, build relationships and create an international model of religious pluralism. “I have great hopes,” said Rabbi Aryeh Azriel, of Temple Israel. “This can be a great place for pilgrims to visit, and to see what we’ve done here, to be inspired, and take that inspiration back to where they came from.”
With photographs by Matt Miller
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