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A Black rabbi on a mission. [Monday, Mar. 17th, 2008|11:20 pm]
The richest girl in town.
As the first African-American member of the Chicago Board of Rabbis and of numerous mainstream Jewish organizations, Rabbi Funnye (pronounced fun-AY) is on a mission to bridge racial and religious divisions by encouraging Chicago’s wider Jewish community to embrace his followers — the more than 200 members of Beth Shalom B’nai Zaken Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation.

“I am a Jew,” said Rabbi Funnye, “and that breaks through all color and ethnic barriers.”
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[User Picture]From: jwz
2008-03-18 10:20 am (UTC)
He's also a great boon to those of us in the "walks into a bar" special-interest group.
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[User Picture]From: mysterc
2008-03-18 06:19 pm (UTC)


The Original...
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[User Picture]From: uke
2008-03-19 07:18 am (UTC)
Thanks! I really liked that.
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