Menil spirituality raises ruckus

According to the NY Post, Fariah Friedrich, neé Phillipa de Menil, youngest daughter of John and Dominique de Menil was instrumental in creating the the Masjid Al-Farah, the mosque which introduced charismatic imam Feisal Abdul Rauf to NY. In the family tradition of spritual entreprenurship, she provided the connection between Rauf and real-estate developer Sharif El-Gamal, whose plan for an Islamic center near Ground Zero in lower Manhattan is stirring up all the international ruckus!

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