Black Rabbi Shares Story Of Conversion, Unity

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Rabbi Capers C. Funnye grew up Methodist, but he converted to Judaism and is now a Rabbi. Funnye now leads an Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation in Chicago, one of the largest Black synagogues in America (and he's also First Lady Michelle Obama's cousin).

Rabbi Funnye shares his faith journey and his work to unite black and white Jewish communities.

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