Synagogue's completion means 1 house of worship done, 2 to go in tri-faith project

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Posted: Tuesday, August 20, 2013 12:00 am | Updated: 2:39 am, Sat May 31, 2014.

Temple Israel will move into its new west Omaha synagogue this month, a major step for keeping the congregation strong and for developing a site shared with Muslims and Christians.

Backers say the synagogue's opening is evidence that the interfaith site, an idea that started taking root about eight years ago, will become reality. Plans call for building a church, a mosque and a center for all faiths near the synagogue as part of a tri-faith project.

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