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In Arkansas, A Palestinian-American Muslim Builds A Synagogue For Free (VIDEO)

First Posted: 09/09/10 02:44 PM ET Updated: 05/25/11 06:35 PM ET

In late 2006 a Palestinian-born American Muslim from Springdale, Ark. reached out to help the local Jewish community build a synagogue in the heart of the Bible Belt -- at no charge.

Almost four years later, "Temple of Peace," a forthcoming documentary film by Hayot Tuychiev, chronicles Fadil Bayyari's involvement with Temple Shalom, which will be the first permanent temple for the Reform Jewish congregation of Fayetteville, Ark.

WATCH the trailer:

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Filed by Clay Chiles  |