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Spiritual Leaders Discuss Holy Places and Debate Violence 22 October , 2010

The second Annual Interfaith Ethics and Tolerance symposium took place in Jerusalem on Tuesday, and local religious leaders benignly grappled with the loaded topic of the meaning holy sites bear for the various creeds.

A rabbi, an Imam, a Catholic priest and the secretary general of the Baha’i International Community offered the audience at the Mishkenot Sha’ananim conference center their differing religion’s take on the fascinating question of how a physical site, or location, may embody or represent ethereal sanctity.

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