Rabbi Arthur Waskow of the Shalom Center

Rabbi Arthur Waskow of the Shalom Center joins representatives of over 40 groups as they express support for allowing a Muslim cultural center to be built near ground zero during a news conference in Lower Manhattan August 25, 2010 to introduce »religious freedom« coalition, The Coalition of NY Neighbors for American Values. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP via Getty Images)