Published On: Mon, May 25th, 2015

Arlington Cemetery Gravestones Honor America’s Fallen Soldiers Of Every (And No) Faith

Arlington Jewish gravestone

On Memorial Day America honors the men and women who served their country. At Arlington National Cemetery, these fallen soldiers lie side by in a remarkable display of religious diversity within the U.S. armed forces.

Baha’is lay beside Jews; Muslims beside Christians; Hindus beside Wiccans. The cemetery offers over 60 religious symbols with which to engrave headstones — some of which may be familiar and others rarely viewed in public spaces…


By Antonia Blumberg

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