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  1. rabbi
    ‍‍June 24, 2015 - ז תמוז תשעה @ 11:26 pm

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  2. Cousin of Michelle Obama to serve as ‘black chief rabbi’ | RSS NEWS INDONESIA
    ‍‍July 12, 2015 - כה תמוז תשעה @ 4:48 pm

    […] A statement from the International Israelite Board of Rabbis declared that Funnye would serve as the “titular head of a worldwide community of Black Jews.” Along with the United States, the community has branches in the Caribbean, South Africa, Uganda and Nigeria. […]

  3. Cousin of Michelle Obama to serve as ‘black chief rabbi’
    ‍‍July 12, 2015 - כה תמוז תשעה @ 8:01 pm

    […] A statement from the International Israelite Board of Rabbis declared that Funnye would serve as the “titular head of a worldwide community of Black Jews.” Along with the United States, the community has branches in the Caribbean, South Africa, Uganda and Nigeria. […]

  4. Cousin of Michelle Obama to serve as ‘black chief rabbi’ | The Chronicles
    ‍‍July 12, 2015 - כה תמוז תשעה @ 11:04 pm

    […] A statement from the International Israelite Board of Rabbis declared that Funnye would serve as the “titular head of a worldwide community of Black Jews.” Along with the United States, the community has branches in the Caribbean, South Africa, Uganda and Nigeria. […]

  5. » Cousin of Michelle Obama Nominated to Lead Black Jews
    ‍‍July 15, 2015 - כח תמוז תשעה @ 7:44 pm

    […] Clearly leadership runs in the genes of Michelle Obama‘s family. A cousin of the first lady, Rabbi Capers Funnye, of Chicago, was recently nominated to serve as the first Black chief rabbi, according to BlackJews.org. […]

  6. Sacred Matters | Religious Cultures Under the Radar: Jews of African Descent
    ‍‍December 30, 2015 - יח טבת תשעו @ 11:42 am

    […] Israelite Board of Rabbis, a body overseeing a group of congregations of Jews of African descent, voted to elevate Capers Funnye, rabbi of Chicago’s Beth Shalom B’nai Zaken Ethiopian Hebrew […]

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