Ethiopian Jewish Community

Cousin Of Michelle Obama To Serve As ‘Black Chief Rabbi’

07/12/2015 - 20:00

 Rabbi Capers Funnye of Chicago was nominated to become what an international organization is calling the first “black chief rabbi” of the 21st century.

Rabbi Capers Funnye Jr., hopes to promote acceptance of race and diversity within the American Jewish community. Via chicagotrib

The Last Jews Of Ethiopia

Israel to conclude Falash Mura aliyah by August.
06/03/2013 - 20:00
Staff Writer

The remaining members of the Ethiopian Jewish community will make aliyah by the end of this summer, and the Jewish Agency educational compound in the northern part of the country that has prepared them for their new lives in Israel will be turned over this month to the Ethiopian government.

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